Canadian Association of Women in Construction


Welcome!  

Please note that CAWIC has a new mailing address:

2800 14th Avenue, Suite 210
Markham, ON L3R 0E4

CAWIC’s Women’s Leadership Program

The Art and Science of Influence
One-day Training

Saturday November 2nd  2019 from 8:30am – 4:00pm

Location: Corporate Event Centre at CHSI, CC-EAST & Central Conference Room
5110 Creekbank Rd, Mississauga, ON L4W 0A1


Influence is the ability to have a positive impact on the decisions, opinions, and actions of others. It is about persuading and motivating people to take action willingly. This training will allow you to better understand your own style of communication and styles of others, and identify the best ways to become a successful influencer.

At this training program, you will:

  • Get a personalized 40+ pages TTI Success Insights® report on your behavioural style and the motivational factors and understand how to apply gained knowledge in your day-to-day professional and personal lives
  • Gain a better understanding of self and others, as well as unique blend of your strengths and potential blind spots
  • Discover the influence strategy and learn how to quickly “read” any person
  • Learn how to communicate effectively with different types of others
  • Define your own way of becoming a successful influencer

Key Note Speaker:

Renata Kuprinskiene

Leadership and Life Balance Consultant/Coach


Registration starts at 8:00 am and Workshops begin at 8:30 am.

Members                     $305
Non-Members*           $335
Students**                  $285

All ticket prices includes a complimentary detailed DISC report (retail value $155.00)

To register, click here. Registration closes on October 30, 2019.

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available – Event Sponsors $1000 – 5 slots available, company logo mentioned and displayed at event includes social media.

For more information, contact specialevents@cawic.ca

Join us for an Industry Event:

Ahead of the Curve: Construction Act Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 17th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Goldman Sloan Nash Haber LLP, 480 University Ave, Suite 1600

 

 


Significant changes to the Construction Act have come into effect. How will prompt payment and adjudication impact your business? Join CAWIC for a panel discussion to hear more about how the changes will affect the industry and learn practical tips to stay ahead of the curve.

Presenters: Lena Wang, Glaholt LLP & Christine Kellowan, Goldman Sloan Nash Haber LLP

Registration starts at 6pm and presentations begin at 6:30pm.

Members              $35
Non-Members
      $45
Students*
            $25

To register, click here. Registration closes on October 15 2019

Hors d'oeuvres and light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact specialevents@cawic.ca

*Students without a membership may email for a registration code. Please attach proof of enrollment in your educational institution or program.

*All Media may email for a registration code.

Upcoming Site Tour:

Ledcor & KF Aerospace Project Tour

Thursday, October 10th  2019 at 10:00am

9500 Airport Road, Mount Hope, Ontario

 

 

Ledcor Construction and KF Aerospace are excited to host CAWIC!

KF Aerospace is about to complete their $40-million expansion of its aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at YHM. Adding 150,000 sq. feet and over 275 new jobs, the project will drive new growth for Hamilton, the Airport and surrounding region.

The centerpiece of the project is a new 75,000 sq. foot hangar, introducing wide-body aircraft capability and additional lines of maintenance to KF’s Hamilton operation. It’s expected to triple KF’s business in the Hamilton marketplace, expanding the company’s ability to support the country’s fastest growing airport and its international cargo and passenger airline partners.

Construction on the wide-body hangar is expected to complete in November of 2019, and Mohawk will commence classes in their new facility in August 2020.

Agenda

10am - 10:30am:  Registration and Networking

10:30am – 11:00am: KF Aerospace Presentation

11:00am – 11:15am:  Visitor Orientation

11:15am – 12:00pm:   Site Tour

12:00pm – 12:30pm:  Refreshments

Maximum number of participants:  25

Ticket Prices:      

Members                    $25
Non-Members             $35
Students*                   $15

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is Mandatory: Please bring reflective garment (safety vest), hardhat, safety boots, and eye protection.

To register, click here. Registration closes on October 8 2019.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact specialevents@cawic.ca  

*Students without a membership may email for a registration code. Please attach proof of enrollment in your educational institution or program. 

*All Media may email for a registration code.


14th ANNUAL CAWIC GOLF EVENT IS

SOLD OUT

Thank you for embracing this event; and the reward that comes from knowing that every putt, every drive and every dollar raised, goes directly to supporting CAWIC!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:


PLATINUM HARD HAT EVENT SPONSOR

SILVER HARD HAT EVENT SPONSOR

BRONZE HARD HAT EVENT SPONSOR


LUNCH SPONSOR

DINNER WINE SPONSOR

GOLF CART SPONSORS

DINNER HORS D'OEUVRES SPONSORS


     

SPECIALTY PRIZE HOLE SPONSORS

  

   

   

   


GOLF HOLE SPONSORS

PLATINUM PRIZE DONOR

   

  

MAJOR PRIZE SPONSORS

  



OAKVILLE TIRE & AUTO CENTRE

   

    ROYAL FLOAT SERVICES


CHASTON BROS   

PRIZE SPONSORS

   

  

    

GOLFER REGISTRATION GIFT SPONSORS


PCL - CAMH Construction Site Tour

Thursday, August 15th at 2pm
100 Stokes Street, Toronto - 6th Floor
Dev Chopra Boardroom
(Entrance is off Stoke street)

Join CAWIC , PCL and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) team for the boldest phase of CAMH redevelopment to date. Once construction is completed, the two new buildings, with approximately 600,000 square feet of space, will feature 235 inpatient beds, a 24/7 Emergency Department, a 300-seat auditorium, a unique 'therapeutic neighbourhood' for patients, and much more.

Members $25
Non-Members $35
Students* $15

Proper Protection Equipment is Mandatory: hardhat, safety boots, and eye protection are all required.

To register, click here. Registration closes on August 14, 2019.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact specialevents@cawic.ca.

*Students without a membership may email for a registration code. Please attach proof of enrolment.

*All Media may email for a registration code


If you’re enrolled in a construction-related program at university or college, we want you to know that CAWIC supports you! One of the ways we do that is through our bursary program.

CAWIC is offering these bursaries for 2019:

  • General bursaries sponsored by CAWIC ($1,500 each)
  • Bursary sponsored by the General Contractors Section, Toronto ($2,000)

Let us help you build your career in construction – apply for a bursary today. More information, including criteria and the application form, is on our bursary page.

2019-2020 CAWIC Board

Introducing CAWIC’s Board of Directors for 2019-2020


Pictured left to right: Natasha Zappulla, Lora Bourck, Julie Zabizewski, Luana Buratynski, Kate Lorriman, Trudy Case, Shaila Fernandez, Helena Mendez and Christelle Soto-Suarez.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
CAWIC's Annual General Meeting was held

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the CAWIC Office,

2800 14th Avenue, Suite 210, Markham, ON L3R 0E4

Our thanks to everyone who attended!

Habitat for Humanity Women Build 2019

Saturday, May 11th, 2019


The Canadian Association of Women in Construction is pleased to participate again this year in the Habitat GTA Women Build. Women Build is a cause we are passionate about and which directly correlates with our core objectives of leadership, mentorship, membership and partnership. The experience is incredibly rewarding, working alongside industry colleagues and friends to help provide those in need with a safe, decent & affordable place to call home. This in turn helps build stronger communities across the GTA.

We look forward to raising our hammers on Saturday, May 11 th , 2019. If you'd like to join our team or make a donation towards this wonderful cause, please click here.

Support Habitat's mission of building affordable housing and promoting home ownership as a means of breaking the cycle of poverty by participating in the build or making a secure donation online. We thank you for your support!

All Welcome Industry Event:

February 26, 2019, from 6 – 8 pm

6435 Northwest Dr
Mississauga ON
L4V 1K2


Flynn Group of Companies is Canada’s Largest total building envelope contractor. Over 40 years of experience in building envelope systems. Services include Roofing, Glazing and Cladding.

Northern Facades Ltd. (NFL) is part of the Flynn group of companies, together they are a leading fabricator for architectural metal panel and unitized glazing systems. Flynn / NFL expertise consists of Design Assist, Engineering, Custom Systems Design, Drafting, Manufacturing, Testing, Value Engineering, and Project Management. Flynn / NFL will work with the building envelope community to deliver designed, code compliant fabricated systems to building owners enjoying beautiful facades lasting for many generations.

Our primary 200,000 square foot manufacturing facility is equipped with top of the line glazing and CNC production lines. We service our clients throughout North America. This is a great introduction for CAWIC members and supporters to learn more about high performance envelope wall systems.

Tour Guides: Michael Roche, Luana Buratynski

6:00pm to 6:45pm Presentation & Questions
6:45pm to 7:30pm Fabrication Facility Tour

Members $25
Non-Members  $35
Students* $15

To register, click here. Registration closes at 1 pm on February 26, 2019.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact specialevents@cawic.ca.

CAWIC Women’s Leadership Development Workshop

Saturday, November 10th, 2018, 8:30am – 1:30pm

Aird & Berlis LLP, Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Suite 1700, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2T9


Our Women’s Leadership Program commences with “The Art and Science of Influence”. During this topic, we will dive into such subjects as influence, power of trust, building and maintaining relationships for success, behavioural styles and their impact on the results we, as women, achieve in our professional and personal lives.

Our keynote speaker is Renata Kuprinskiene, Leadership and Life Balance Consultant & Coach.









For more information or to register for this event, click here. Registration closes November 8, 2018.

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available – Event sponsorships $500 per company – 5 spots available, company logo displayed at the event and mentioned on CAWIC social media.

For more information, contact specialevents@cawic.ca.

CAWIC's 13th Annual Golf Tournament was held last month to a sold out audience!

The Golf Day continues to be CAWIC's most popular event, and is pivotal to the continued success of our Bursary program.

CAWIC would like to sincerely thank our remarkable partners in construction whom continue to embrace our organization. A special thank you to our Dinner Speaker, Mr. Avi Kahn, President and CEO of HILTI North America. Women’s success in construction begins with the partnership and leadership of each and every one of you, which was clearly demonstrated by the increased number of golf and dinner attendees and the vast amount of industry support demonstrated by our sponsors!

Click here to view highlights from our event.

THANK YOU TO TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS:

THANK YOU TO TO OUR GOLF SPONSORS:

THANK YOU TO OUR DONUT WALL SPONSOR:

  • Tim Horton's, Andrew Diab

THANK YOU TO OUR GOLF REGISTRATION BAG SPONSORS:

  • Environmental Acoustics Inc.
  • Golf Town
  • HILTI
  • Rodas McKnight Constructors
  • SureWerx

THANK YOU TO OUR SILENT AUCTION AND RAFFLE PRIZE SPONSORS:

  • DEWALT
  • Piper's Heath Golf Course
  • CAWIC
  • Sirignano Contracting
  • Canadian Asphalt
  • Progressive Contractor's Association of Canada
  • Dufferin Aggregates
  • Plan Group
  • SureWerx
  • Home Depot
  • Venere Salon and Spa
  • GTA Construction Report
  • Casablanca Salon and Spa
  • Golf Town
  • Royal LePage, Lucas Covassin
  • Tim Hortons, Andrew Diab
  • Aecon
  • CAWIC Founding Board Members; Angela Wilson, Catya Covassin, Anna Basile, Catherine Chant, Mira Fabian, Elizabeth Johnston, Cathie Hofstetter, Doris McKeogh and Dunya Lackovic


About CAWIC

CAWIC is a not for profit organization formed to enhance the success of women in the Canadian construction industry.


Our Mission

To facilitate the success of women in the Canadian construction industry by uniting our voices, knowledge and resources through the passion of our members and the women we inspire.

Our Core Values

Leadership    Mentorship    Membership    Partnership

CAWIC’s membership base includes a diverse mix of individuals, corporations and students spanning every sector of the construction industry.
If you are interested in learning more about CAWIC and how we can help enhance your success, please contact us.

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