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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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Meet one of the most progressive companies for women working in the trades. @ H&H Enterprises has a reputation across the country for exceptional work experience for women apprentices. Find out how they’re blazing a trail!

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Mitch Taylor of Sunbuilt is building capacity in his community, his business, and building skills in a female direct entry carpenter apprentice.

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

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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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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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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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@Steel Heels is a great example of women making a stamp on non-traditional trades. Check out how owner Miranda MacIssac has been changing minds and hiring more young tradeswomen in PEI.

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