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Our Tradeswomen Stories

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


Vanessa Miller is a perfect example of how to go from start to success! Read about her journey and get in touch with her to discover your new career path.

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From baking to fixing … engines! Ashton Weibel found her calling and changed her career path. You can too. Read Ashton’s story and find out how the office can help you discover your perfect place.

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Tradeswoman carpenter and scaffolder Melanie Driscoll is leaving the Office to Advance Women Apprentices to lead her Halifax-based company So Busy Construction Crew.

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The Nova Scotia Office to Advance Women Apprentices helps women like Kaitlin find the right job in the skilled trades for their future. Connect with the office and learn how we can support you to find your dream job!

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Tiana Bird wants to help people in her community and her journey to become a Red Seal plumber is just the beginning. Read her story and start on your own path!

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Both Joan and Cheryl are eager to support women in their trades careers, coaching them through struggles they’re both all too familiar with.

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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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Welder Tracy Fedorowich has an important message for women looking to blaze a new trail: Never give up.

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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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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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