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Our Tradeswomen Stories

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


Meet Tracy Fedorowich, a Saskatchewan welder, who has an important message for women looking to blaze a new trail: Never give up.

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Growing up in Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation in northern Manitoba, Renee had always enjoyed working with her hands. She found work with a drywall company and enjoyed the physicality of the work.

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Coast to Coast and Beyond!
Candice Gibson never imagined her dream job was just around the corner.

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Dreams Do Come True
Melissa Smith always wanted to be a carpenter; she wanted to make things with her hands.

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Break down the words journeyperson and you’re perfectly describing Jackie Frampton’s experience in getting her Red Seal as an electrician.

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