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News in 2014

by System | Mar 31, 2014

December 2014 Oilweek Magazine. Connecting With Communities. Read about how companies like Imperial Oil are partnering with programs such as Women Building Futures. Click to read more

October 2014 - Women in Heavy Construction. An article featuring WBF, our President & CEO, JudyLynn Archer, and an interview with Angela Carter, one of our HEO grads. Piling Canada Magazine. Click to read more. 

October 9, 2014 - Canada-Alberta Job Grant now accepting employer applications. Women Building Futures ready to work with employers to provide training. Click to read more. 

October 2, 2014 - Women Building Futures celebrates third year of recruiting and training haul truck operators for Imperial's Kearl oil sands. Click to read more. 

September 18, 2014 - WBF Electrical Graduates are ready for hire. Click to read more. 

August 8, 2014 - LIFT Philanthropy Partners makes multi-year commitment to Women Building Futures. Click to read more.  August 2014 - WOMEN IN THE TRADES. Coming soon to a construction site near you. Check out the article with WBF and NAIT in the August issue of Edmonton New Home and Condo Living Magazine. Click to read more. 

June 20, 2014 A different path. First Nations student finds Women Building Futures a perfect fit. Aboriginal Alberta, The Edmonton Sun. Click to read more.

June 13, 2014 - Female workforce in the trades “untapped and underemployed”. An interview with JudyLynn Archer, president & CEO of Women Building Futures. By Carol Christian, Fort McMurray CONNECT. Click to read more. 

Spring 2014 - Empowering Communities. Empowering Women. Talisman Energy Community Report. Click to read more. 

May 21, 2014 - WBF & ARHCA Heavy Equipment Operator graduates ready for hire! Click to read more

May 14, 2014 - WBF and TFL Industrial graduate first class from pre-employment welder training program. Click to read more

April 22, 2014 - Women Building Futures offers unique training for women -- Alberta Native News.Click to read more. 

April 14, 2014 - Women Building Futures celebrates renewed industry partnership training program. Click to read more

April 4, 2014 - Minister of State Michelle Rempel, Western Economic Diversification, recognizes and thanks supporters of WBF. View the video here. 

April 8, 2014 - Industry gains access to Alberta’s largest untapped workforce with the new WBF/ARHCA heavy equipment operator program. Click to read more. 

March 20, 2014 - Tapping into an Untapped Workforce: A Sneak Peak with JudyLynn.Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) BlogClick here to read the interview. 

March 11, 2014 - Meet JudyLynn Archer: Canadian Pioneer, President and CEO of Women Building Futures. Each year, Women’s History Month celebrates the contributions women have made in shaping our nation, past and present. View the video here. 

February 5, 2014 - WBF Women gain access to free occupational testing through a new partnership with SureHire. Click here to read more

February 3, 2014 - It’s a man’s world no more. Find out about the exploding interest among women who want to get into the trades. Interview with Tanner Stewart from TFL Industrial and WBF grad Kim Schenkenfelder, 1st year apprentice at TFL. CBC Radio. Click here to listen in.