Employer - MB, Employers' Stories

IBEW

IBEW and the Office to Advance Women Apprentices working together to promote the inclusion of women in the electrical trades.

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Tradeswoman MB, Tradeswoman Stories

Makenna Ducharme, Electrician

Makenna Ducharme always knew a career in the trades was for her and now that she’s working on her electrical apprenticeship, it’s hard for her to contain her enthusiasm.

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Tammy Poorman - OAWA SK
Tradeswoman SK, Tradeswoman Stories

Tammy Poorman, Electrician

Tammy Poorman was the first person in her family to graduate high school, but she wanted to go further. She did! And now she’s working with our office, we’re going to help her keep growing.

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UA Trainer with Candice Gibson, Welder
Employer NS, Employers' Stories

UA Local 56

UA Local 56 Making Space for Women.
The Nova Scotia Office to Advance Women Apprentices opened in 2019 and quickly found an ally in UA Local 56.

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Employer SK, Employers' Stories

Boilermakers Local 555

The Saskatchewan Office to Advance Women Apprentices had its first success story with the support of a true ally: the Boilermakers’ Local 555.

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Forge Construction
Employer - MB, Employers' Stories

Forge Construction

Forge-ing Ahead
Sometimes the Office to Advance Women Apprentices brings the tradeswomen to the employers, sometimes the tradeswoman brings the employers to the office!

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Partner MB, Partner NS, Partner SK, Partner Stories

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU)

The CBTU is invested in diversifying the workforce! Find out more about our partnership and how we’re working together to get more women employed in the trades.

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