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Women Building Futures

A Trusted Voice for Women

Women Building Futures is valued for its expertise and thought leadership and is a trusted voice in the media about women in the construction and maintenance industry. Take a moment to read our most recent media articles and partnership announcements here.




News in 2012

by System | Mar 31, 2012
Winter 2012

Steelcraft Inc. www.steelcraftinc.com hires Women Building Futures Graduates to train as Welding Apprentices. – Above and Beyond Newsletter, Steelcraft.  Click here to read more. 

December 20, 2012

Women Building Futures works with industry to help graduates succeed on the job. – Edmonton Journal. Click here to read more. 

December 19, 2012

Trades Alberta: Women Building Futures, industry focus on training, recruiting, retaining women. – Edmonton Journal. Click here to read more. 

November 20, 2012

Women Building Futures in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. – Nunatsiaq Online. Click here to read more. 

November 8, 2012

Women Building Futures was instrumental in helping Sheila Chouinard become an electrician. – Edmonton Journal. Click here to read more.

November 8, 2012

Edmonton-based Women Building Futures chisels out pathway into trades. – Edmonton Journal. Click here to read more. 

October 28, 2012

Building Strong Foundations.  Women Building Futures gives women the training they need to succeed in careers in the trades. – Katie Patterson, Edmonton Sun.  Click here to read more. 

October 26, 2012

Promoting women employment. Lafarge and the NGO "Women Building Futures" work together in a recruitment and training program on truck driving, dedicated to women. Click here to read more. 

October 13, 2012

More Women in Trades. More women are now learning trades they hadn't previously considered, such as in the construction and oil industry, in the midst of a national shortage of skilled labourers. – Briar Stewart, CBC National News. 

October 7, 2012

Through a partnership with WBF, Mammoet has recruited a strong nucleus of female workers. – Edmonton Sun. Click here to read more.

October 1, 2012

Imperial Contribution to Women Building Futures Program. 

May 29, 2012

Lafarge Shows Leadership. 

April, 2012

Unique opportunities for women seeking to enter the trades. – Alberta Native News. 

March 21, 2012

Lafarge sponsors "Women Building Futures" – 

January 11, 2012

Building New Partnerships for Women in the Trades.