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  • 17 Mar 2015 9:01 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)

    From it's early 1982 roots as the Toronto Chapter 295 of the U.S. based National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), the Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) has grown to be a thriving and dynamic organization representing approximately 200 members.

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  • 08 Mar 2015 5:32 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)

    The Lassonde School of Engineering at York University has launched a new $1.5-million challenge to become the first engineering school in Canada to reach a 50:50 gender balance.

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  • 01 Feb 2015 6:39 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)

    At just 30 years of age Jennifer Regina-Skeath is rising in the ranks of her family's construction company and making her mark within the Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) through her participation and volunteer efforts.

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  • 07 Jan 2015 2:32 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)

    On-Track Career & Employment Services

    The Canada-Ontario Job Grant Investment in workplace learning. 
    March 3, 2015. First Canadian Place.

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  • 07 Jan 2015 2:29 PM | Charmaine Peters (Administrator)

    A career in skilled trades can be hugely rewarding. Unfortunately, it’s an employment option that has not traditionally been chosen by women. Men still make up more than 93 percent of the work force.

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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
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