March 6, 2017 - CBC News - Jacqueline Andersen, Acting Industry Relations Director of WBF said she was excited by the government's announcement Monday to invest $1 million to help train apprentices who've found themselves out of work in Alberta's lacklustre economy.. Click here to read the full article.
March 1, 2017 - Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine - WBF staffers, Journeyman welder (Amy Charette) and Journeyman carpenter (Chris Roddelt) discuss the changes in PPE for women in the trades over the years.. Click here to read the full article.
February 28, 2017 - Piling Canada Magazine - Women Building Futures (WBF) and BuildForce speak on bridging the gap in order to attract more women into the trades. To read the full article, click here.
February 27, 2017 - Calgary Sun - The Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) and Women Building Futures (WBF) have entered into a partnership to enure a safer, more productive workplace for women working in the construction industry. Click here to read the full article.
February 17, 2017 – Edmonton & Calgary Sun – Women Building Futures focuses on driving change with new Class 1 Driver program. Read the full article.
February 9, 2017 - Women Building Futures (WBF) and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project recently entered into a new partnership to recruit, assess and train Indigenous women for safe and productive entry into the pipeline construction field.
February 8, 2017 - CBC - Why women are expected to play a bigger role in the field in the coming years. Listen to the report here.
February 8, 2017 - Global News - A partnership was announced Wednesday morning at a gathering of Alberta’s construction leaders that aims to make construction sites safer for women. Click here to read the full article.
February 6, 2017 – WBF and ACSA Partnership promotes a safer and more productive workplace for women. To learn more, click here.
January 12, 2017 - What comes to mind when you think of women in trades? Women Building Futures (WBF) wants it to be equal. Equally capable, equally needed, and one day, equally represented #itsherturn. To learn more about this initiative, click here.
December 8, 2016 - JudyLynn Archer, President and CEO of Women Building Futures, teams up with Rosemary Sparks, Executive Director of BuildForce Canada, to discuss the impact women can have on the trades. To read the full article click here: http://www.careersandeducation.ca/industry-insight/qampa-women-building-futures.
November 24, 2016 - “With as many as a quarter of a million construction workers retiring this decade, construction companies want and need women to help fill that skills vacuum" - Wise words from Darrel Reid of PCA. To read the full article, click here: http://www.pcac.ca/…/construction-companies-step-up-effort…/
November 7, 2016 - BuildForce Canada and Women Building Futures (WBF) are collaborating to encourage more women to pursue careers in construction, Daily Commercial News. Click here to read the article.
October 27, 2016 – WBF launches Vision 2025 at Women Building Extraordinary Futures Industry event. Check out some major milestones in WBF’s history and our vision for the future. Click here to view the timeline.
October 26, 2016 - New BuildForce‒Women Building Futures Partnership Aims to Attract More Women to Construction. Click here to read the full press release
September 22, 2016 - Women Building Futures Carpenter/Scaffolder graduates begin work at the North West Redwater Partnership’s Sturgeon Refinery. Read Article
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