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Ontario’s facing a shortfall of 100,000 skilled workers...
We are a committee of tradeswomen helping women and underrepresented gender identities fill that gap by providing training, networking and mentorship opportunities in the skilled trades.
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Recently graduated from trade school or new to the skilled trades? OBCT’s monthly committee meetings provide opportunities to network with other tradeswomen, find apprenticeships & advance your career in the unionized construction industry.
Words From a Few of Our Tradeswomen
Geotechnical & Environmental Driller
"Finding and working alongside other people that encourage you and help you push towards your success will get you very far"
Sheet Metal Worker
"You can do whatever you want to do. Look at me, 36 years old, single mom, second career. If I can do it. You can do it."
"I would like to see more women in the trades because I believe they too will feel the pride in having such a valuable and important skill"