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Our Employer Stories

Discover the stories of the employers supported by the Office to Advance Women Apprentices.


Guy J Bailey Ltd. can boast about its strides and work with the Office to Advance Women Apprentices to include diversity and inclusion as part of the company’s mandate.

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CMP has spent 60 years innovating and delivering food processing solutions to manufacturers throughout the world.

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SB TireCraft Enfield needed an apprentice who wanted to learn all aspects of the trade, would value the community, and the integrity of the business. The Office to Advance Women Apprentices matched them with a direct entry apprentice from the corridor community.

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Partnerships with unions like the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 254 improve opportunities for tradeswomen and ensure they’re receiving the benefits they need to succeed.

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Electrical contractor Monty Butt became an ally of the Office to Advance Women Apprentices after a chance meeting at a networking event for tradeswomen.

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We’re flying high with Flyer Electric! This company has been so supportive of our office and has been one of our biggest advocates in the Saskatchewan area.

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

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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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