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  • News in 2013

    by System | Mar 31, 2013
    <div><a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/WOI%20mag%20Fall%202013%20web.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">November 2013</a><strong>&nbsp;-&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;Building our own opportunities. Women of Influence Magazine interviews JudyLynn Archer, President &amp; CEO of WBF. See page 23.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/WOI%20mag%20Fall%202013%20web.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <p><a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/Say%20Magazine%20Issue%2052A%20Nov.%202013.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">November 29, 2013</a><strong>&nbsp;-&nbsp;</strong>SAY Magazine features Shannon Kay, Aboriginal woman of influence.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/Say%20Magazine%20Issue%2052A%20Nov.%202013.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more</a>&nbsp;Or visit the SAY website at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.saymag.com/" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="www.saymag.com">http://www.saymag.com/</a>.&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/ARHCA%20WBF%20Partnership%20Announcement%20Final.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">November 29, 2013</a>&nbsp;-&nbsp; Industry gains access to Alberta&rsquo;s largest untapped workforce through a new partnership between Women Building Futures and the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/ARHCA%20WBF%20Partnership%20Announcement%20Final.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp; <p><a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fvimeo.com%2f78603771&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">November 28, 2013</a><strong>&nbsp;-&nbsp;</strong>Bridging the Gap! This new video by Electricity Human Resources Canada features our Journeywoman Start Grad, Casie Murdoch. Casie is now a Journeyperson Millwright and does a wonderful job of explaining what her trade is and why more women should look at becoming a millwright.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fvimeo.com%2f78603771&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Take a look!</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/Canada%20-%20Imperial%20Contribution%20to%20Women%20Building%20Futures%20Program%20-%202014%20-FINAL.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">November 25, 2013</a>&nbsp;-&nbsp;Imperial Contribution to Women Building Futures Program. For the second year Women Building Futures partners with Imperial Oil for a heavy equipment operator program.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/Canada%20-%20Imperial%20Contribution%20to%20Women%20Building%20Futures%20Program%20-%202014%20-FINAL.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwhatyescando.com%2f%3flinkid%3dhbanner1-yescampaign%23economic&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">November 13, 2013</a>&nbsp;-&nbsp; See what yes can do! This new video by Suncor explains perfectly why we do what we do! Features interviews with Suncor&rsquo;s Executive Vice President Mark Little and WBF&rsquo;s President JudyLynn Archer, and our Heavy Equipment Operator graduate, Lori Haggerty, who is a great example of what&rsquo;s possible for any woman who&rsquo;s serious about pursuing a career in non-traditional trades.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwhatyescando.com%2f%3flinkid%3dhbanner1-yescampaign%23economic&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Take a look!</a>&nbsp; <p><a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.swc-cfc.gc.ca%2fmed%2fmultimedia%2fvideos%2f131003-eng.html&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">October 2013</a><strong>&nbsp;-&nbsp;</strong>JudyLynn Archer: Canadian Pioneer. Listen to WBF&rsquo;s President &amp; CEO talk about why there's never been a better time in the history of Canada for women to consider working in the trades.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.swc-cfc.gc.ca%2fmed%2fmultimedia%2fvideos%2f131003-eng.html&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to view.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/13-10-04%20TFL%20Press%20Release%20FINAL.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>October 4, 2013</strong></a> <p>Women Building Futures and TFL Industrial join forces in innovative new welding program.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/13-10-04%20TFL%20Press%20Release%20FINAL.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <strong><a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2faboriginal.alberta.ca%2fdocuments%2fSuccessStories_ShannonKay.pdf&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>September 16, 2013</strong></a></strong> <p>The power of influence. The story of Shannon Kay, aspiring electrician and Women Building Futures graduate. -- Leading the Way: Aboriginal People Today, Alberta Aboriginal Relations.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2faboriginal.alberta.ca%2fdocuments%2fSuccessStories_ShannonKay.pdf&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/TradesAlbertaJul4.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>July 4, 2013</strong></a> <p>Apprenticeships: Women entering construction trades get support from Women Building Futures. &ndash; Trades Alberta, Edmonton Journal.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=T2JByf4pT0U%3d&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/TradesAlbertaJun27_email.pdf" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>June 27, 2013</strong></a> <p>Women in the trades. Read about Karen Mohr, WBF Grad and now WBF Electrical Instructor. &ndash; Trades Alberta, Edmonton Journal.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=V1WdfpzvpnI%3d&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.pilingcanada.ca%2f&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>June 21, 2013</strong></a> <p>Removing Barriers. Breaking New Ground: Careers for Women in Construction &ndash; Media Planet for the Calgary Herald.<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fsites.mediaplanet.com%2fremoving-barriers%2ftransforming-the-face-of-industry-in-canada&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.pilingcanada.ca%2f&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">June 21, 2013</a>&nbsp;</strong>Removing Barriers. Breaking the Mold: Rona Ambrose urges Women to Step into Non-traditional Roles &ndash; Media Planet for the Calgary Herald.&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fsites.mediaplanet.com%2fremoving-barriers%2fgovernment-leaders-taking-action-to-increase-women-in-non-traditional-roles&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.pilingcanada.ca%2f&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>June 21, 2013</strong></a> <p>Removing Barriers. Keep Trucking: One Woman who Just Won&rsquo;t Quit &ndash;&nbsp;Media Planet for the Calgary Herald.&nbsp;<a href="http://sites.mediaplanet.com/removing-barriers/women-breaking-down-barriers" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.pilingcanada.ca%2f&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>June 21, 2013</strong></a> <p>Women Building Futures Opportunities for Aboriginal Women - Aboriginal Alberta, The Edmonton Sun.&nbsp;<a href="http://virtual.edmontonsun.com/doc/edmontonsun_specials/aboriginal_062113/2013061501/#12" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div> <div><strong><a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.pilingcanada.ca%2f&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">June 21, 2013</a></strong> <p>Woman building her future. A story about one of our recent graduates, Lori Cardinal - Aboriginal Alberta, The Edmonton Sun.&nbsp;<a href="http://virtual.edmontonsun.com/doc/edmontonsun_specials/aboriginal_062113/2013061501/#10" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <strong><a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.finning.ca%2f_downloads%2fMedia_and_Publications%2ftnt%2fTT_Summer2013.pdf&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>Summer 2013</strong></a></strong> <p>Building Futures and Breaking Barriers - page 7, Tracks&nbsp;&amp; Treads Magazine, Finning Canada.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.finning.ca/_downloads/Media_and_Publications/tnt/TT_Summer2013.pdf" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=Nl1jRQ9jMbQ%3d&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>June 21, 2013</strong></a> <p>Women Building Futures Aboriginal Engagement Commitment. &ndash; Business Profile, Trades Alberta, Edmonton Journal.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=Nl1jRQ9jMbQ%3d&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a></p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.pilingcanada.ca%2f&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>Summer 2013</strong></a> <p>Bringing more women into the construction trades. Piling Canada Magazine, see page 50.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=http%3a%2f%2fwww.pilingcanada.ca%2f&amp;tabid=1904&amp;portalid=49&amp;mid=3826" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/WBF_BusinessProfile_Aboriginal%20(5.1875x11.071)_email.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>May 30, 2013</strong></a></p> <p>WBF is the go-to place for women serious about entering the trades and for employers needing skilled workers. &ndash; Business Profile, Edmonton Journal.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/WBF_BusinessProfile_Aboriginal%20(5.1875x11.071)_email.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/Women%20of%20Distinction%20Award%20Final.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>May 16, 2013</strong></a> <p>Women Building Futures Nominated for YWCA of Edmonton Women of Distinction Award.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/Women%20of%20Distinction%20Award%20Final.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://edmontoncommercenews.com/2013/05/women-building-futures/" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>May 1, 2013</strong></a> <p>Women Building Futures Train to Make a Better Future in the Trades &ndash; Edmonton Commerce News. Click here to read more.&nbsp;<a href="http://edmontoncommercenews.com/2013/05/women-building-futures/" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/Trade%20in%20for%20a%20new%20career%20-%20Spring%202013.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>Spring 2013</strong></a> <p>Trade in for a New Career: Women get a better chance at success in the construction industry with specialized training &ndash; Open Mind Magazine, Volume 21, Issue 1, page 17.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/Trade%20in%20for%20a%20new%20career%20-%20Spring%202013.PDF" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a></p> <a href="http://www.edmontonjournal.com/tradesmagazine" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>April 25, 2013</strong></a> <p>Best of Trades Alberta Magazine. See Women in the Trades, page 24 to 26 &ndash; Edmonton Journal.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.edmontonjournal.com/tradesmagazine" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.edmontonsun.com/2013/04/19/public-affairs-minister-in-edmonton-promising-to-open-doors-for-women-in-the-workplace" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>April 22, 2013</strong></a> <p>Public Affairs Minister Rona Ambrose visits Women Building Futures &ndash; Edmonton Sun.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.edmontonsun.com/2013/04/19/public-affairs-minister-in-edmonton-promising-to-open-doors-for-women-in-the-workplace" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/med/news-nouvelles/2013/0322-1-eng.html" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>March 22, 2013</strong></a> <p>While visiting Women Building Futures, Minister for Status of Women Canada, Rona Ambrose highlighted the Government of Canada's commitment to increasing the role women play in non-traditional occupations.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/med/news-nouvelles/2013/0322-1-eng.html" re_target="_blank" target="_blank" title="Click here to read more">Click here to read more.</a></p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/WBF%20leads%20the%20way%20with%20Innovative%20industry%20partnerships_Feb.21.13.pdf" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>February 21, 2013</strong></a><strong></strong> <p>Women Building Futures leads the way with innovative industry partnerships.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/WBF%20leads%20the%20way%20with%20Innovative%20industry%20partnerships_Feb.21.13.pdf" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/TradesAlbertaWebFeb21.pdf" re_target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>February 21, 2013</strong></a><strong></strong> <p>Trades Alberta: From light lunches to heavy equipment. &ndash; Edmonton Journal.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/TradesAlbertaWebFeb21.pdf" re_target="_blank" target="_blank">Click here to read more.</a></p> </div>