women in trades

BCIT

Construction Business

BCIT: Encouraging women in trades

BCIT is B.C.’s largest trades training institute with trades and apprenticeship programs, and has the longest-running Women in Trades program.
earning trades report

Construction Business

Report reveals skilled trades earning differences

A new report finds that women in the skilled trades, on average, earn about half what men do, because they’re concentrated in lower-earning trades.
women in trades change

Construction Business

Women in trades: the challenge of change

Change is not easy. And women entering the male dominated construction industry know that better than most, representing 4.5 per cent of the skilled trades.
roofing Canadian

Construction Business

National strategy for women in trades released

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is releasing a National Strategy for Supporting Women in Trades with four measurable action items.
New Brunswick women trades

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

New Brunswick extends program supporting women in trades

New Boots, a New Brunswick program aimed at supporting and mentoring women in apprenticeable trades, has been extended by three years.