Emma MacDougall Local 721 Ironworker

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Monthly Committee

Join us on the 3rd Monday of every month for the OBCT committee meeting. Open to all tradeswomen

Explore the Trades

Explore the trades, Join our monthly information sessions, and apply for skilled trade opportunities 

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Upcoming Training & Events

  • Dec 05, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Information Session
    Are you considering a career in the skilled trades? Join us on the 1st Monday of the month to talk directly with working tradeswomen who know the industry and can answer any questions you may have.
  • Dec 07, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Virtual Training
    Learn tips and technique to build your confidence in any situation.
  • Multiple Dates
    Dec 19, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Online Committee
    Join us every month for the OBCTradeswomen committee meeting. Meeting details below
  • Jan 09, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Information Session
    Are you considering a career in the skilled trades? Join us on the 2nd Monday of the month to talk directly with working tradeswomen who know the industry and can answer any questions you may have.
  • Jan 11, 2023, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Training
    Participants will learn how to get up and speak in front of a room full of people, a television camera or on social media.
  • Jan 14, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – Jan 21, 2023, 12:30 p.m.
    Virtual Classroom
    Participants will learn and practice social interactive skills and develop confidence in personal abilities to help themselves and others while on and off the job. Mental Health First Aid Canada is an evidence-based program of The Mental Health Commission of Canada.
  • Jan 25, 2023, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Training
    Participants will learn how to get up and speak in front of a room full of people, a television camera or on social media.
  • Feb 06, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Information Session
    Are you considering a career in the skilled trades? Join us on the 1st Monday of the month to talk directly with working tradeswomen who know the industry and can answer any questions you may have.
  • Feb 08, 2023, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Training
    Participants will learn how to get up and speak in front of a room full of people, a television camera or on social media.
  • Feb 18, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – Feb 25, 2023, 12:30 p.m.
    Virtual Classroom
    Participants will learn and practice social interactive skills and develop confidence in personal abilities to help themselves and others while on and off the job. Mental Health First Aid Canada is an evidence-based program of The Mental Health Commission of Canada.
  • Feb 22, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Training
    Like it or not, Meetings are a big part of work and volunteer life. Doing them well will save you time, help you achieve your goals, and will make you a hero with everyone else who is meeting weary! Bring your dinner and join us for this two hour session.
  • Mar 06, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Information Session
    Are you considering a career in the skilled trades? Join us on the 1st Monday of the month to talk directly with working tradeswomen who know the industry and can answer any questions you may have.
  • Mar 08, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Virtual Training
    Learn tips and technique to build your confidence in any situation.
  • OBCT 2021 Workshop
    On-demand Steaming
    Video on demand
    OBCT Workshop that took place on October 13th at the 64th Annual Convention of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario. The workshop was presented by Outreach & Development Specialist Kat Williams from the Worker's Arts and Heritage Centre in Hamilton, Ontario.