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  • March 6, 2017 - CBC News

    by System | Mar 06, 2017
    <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/men-in-trades_1000w.jpg?sfvrsn=c66c08ae_0" data-displaymode="Original" alt="Men-in-trades_1000W" title="Men-in-trades_1000W" style="vertical-align: middle;" /><br /> <br /> Jacqueline Andersen, Acting Industry Relations Director of WBF said she was excited by the government's announcement&nbsp;Monday to invest $1 million to help train apprentices who've found themselves out of work in Alberta's lacklustre economy..&nbsp;<a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/trades-nait-advanced-education-women-building-futures-1.4012524" target="_blank">Click here</a>&nbsp;to read the full article.
  • March 1, 2017 - Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine

    by System | Mar 01, 2017
    <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/dont-shrink-it_1000w.jpg?sfvrsn=ed6c08ae_0" data-displaymode="Original" alt="Dont-shrink-it_1000W" title="Dont-shrink-it_1000W" style="vertical-align: middle;" /><br /> <br /> WBF staffers, Journeyman welder (Amy Charette) and Journeyman carpenter (Chris Roddelt) discuss the changes in PPE for women in the trades over the years..&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="http://digital.carswellmedia.com/i/781149-feb-march-2017/23?m4=">Click here</a>&nbsp;to read the full article. <br />