Advancing Women In Skilled Trades
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Equitable Pathways Resources

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Local Resources in the Skilled Trades and Technology

1. YWCA Hamilton
2. Arcelormittal Dofasco
3. Mohawk College
4. McMaster University

4.1 Venture Camp offers hands-on project in engineering and technology:

4.2 Math and Stats Department

4.3 The McMaster Children and Youth University

4.4 Let’s Talk Science Outreach Centre

5. The Industry-education Council of Hamilton (IEC)
6. Hamilton Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Consortium (HSTAC)
7. The Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWIE)
8. Skills Ontario
9. Nicole Leclair Welding Bursary Award
10. Canada’s Building Trades Union (CBTU)
11. Support Ontario Youth Scholarships
12. Hamilton-Brandford Building Trades
13. Threshold School of Building

Online Resources in the Skilled Trades

Apprenticeship Programs in Ontario:

Apprenticeship Grants

Skills Ontario:

Skilled Trades Job Search

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)

Ontario College of Trades

Support Ontario Youth Scholarships

Employment Ontario (EO)

Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship Programs

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

The Centre For Skills Development & Training (Halton Region)

GTA Skilled Trades

Nextgen Professional (Construction Careers)

Advancing Women in the Skilled Trades Toolkit

Women in Technology and Trades (Mohawk College)

Trades Women Directory

Canadian Centre For Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology

Kickasscareers/ Journeyman

Nicole Leclair Welding Bursary Award:

Actims Women in Trades Awards/Bursaries Program

Labour Market Information

The Hamilton Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Consortium (HSTAC)

Industry-Education Council of Hamilton (IEC Hamilton)

Hamilton-Brantford Building Trades

Joint Apprenticeship Training committee (JATC)

Canada’s Building Trades Union (CBTU)

Canadian Manufacturers & Explorers

Careers in Construction

Ontario Colleges Application Service (Data Reporting)

Build a Dream

Online Article About Canadian Women in the Skilled Trades

Below is a list of articles about some of Canada’s most successful women in the trades. These can be used as inspiration for young women as they demonstrate the wide range of possible career opportunities available to them in the skilled trades.

Jamie McMillan

Job Title: Ironworker and Founder of Kickass Careers

Karma Hunter

Job Title: Co-owner of Cree-Con Construction

Evonne Edwards

Job Title: Ironworker

Ani Bogovic

Job Title: Owner of Dekla Developments

Lisa Langevin

Job Title: Service Electrician

Lori Baker

Job Title: Framer

Martha George

Job Title: Stone and brick Mason and Company General Manager

Online Resources in Technology

Accredited Engineering Programs in Canada

Licensing and Regulating Body For Professional Engineers in Ontario

Teacher Resources to expose students to careers in Computer Science:

Teacher Resources in STEM Engagement

Women in Engineering resources:

Women in Computer Science resources:

Local coding events for students:

Stats on Women in STEM

Free printable posters of women in Tech & Science