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  • 26 Aug 2014 11:44 AM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)
    Toronto, Ontario – (August 26, 2014) - The Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) launched its Women’s Advancement Project in St. John’s, Newfoundland today.  CAWIC is calling on industry employers, unions and educational partners to collaborate with CAWIC to address the shortage of skilled trades in Canada by promoting the entry and advancement of women into leadership roles within the construction industry.

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  • 17 Aug 2014 12:57 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)

    The prospect of steady full-time work with a salary in the $70,000 range and an assurance of job security ought to be enough to convince women to shed their gender stereotypes. Sadly, it is not.  read more


  • 23 Jul 2014 12:44 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)

    Proper Television is the production company behind MasterChef Canada, Canada’s Worst Driver and Come Dine with Me Canada. They're working on a new series with the Discovery Channel  which will feature struggling DIY duos who are losing the battle against home renos.

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  • 20 Jun 2014 1:48 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)
    The Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) is launching a three-year study to determine the barriers to women attaining leadership positions within the construction industry.
  • 16 Jun 2014 4:33 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)
    Canada will need one million trades workers by 2020, according to Skills Canada, and employment minister Jason Kenney says there is a paradox in the current economy that needs to be overcome to meet this target... read the full article
  • 13 Jun 2014 4:45 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)

    Colleen Sidford's leadership program resulted in five times more women being promoted within Ontario Power Generation


  • 13 Jun 2014 2:55 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)
    The Carpenter's Union and the International Standards & Training Alliance would like to invite you to a special "Lunch and Learn" about the Install Flooring/Training Program.
  • 05 Jun 2014 4:28 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)
    Sirius XM 167 - Interview with Tammy Evans, Immediate Past President

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