Firstly, thank you to everyone who came out and contributed to an immensely successful event! A huge thank you to Motion Canada and the BC Centre for Women in the Trades for being sponsors of the event. Without the two organizations, the event would never… Read More »Our PPE Event and Holiday Meetup was a Success!
Nicole Wiet is a journey level IUEC elevator constructor and served two terms on the IUEC Executive Board. She is a founding member of the BC Tradeswomen Society, a partner in obtaining government funding to improve the culture and retention for tradeswomen. She sits on the governance board for the BCCWITT and was on the planning committee/speaker at the inaugural Women Build BC Conference for tradeswomen in 2021. She spends her free time adventuring with her partner and attending Whitecaps FC matches where she aided the creation of an inclusive and safe supporters group named the South Sisters.
The HeroWork project was The Cove, which is part of the Surrey Urban Mission. This transitional shelter, called the Cove, houses 42 people, providing hot showers, laundry, meals, overdose prevention, and community connection services. But it is also unsightly for the neighbourhood and needs a… Read More »HeroWork Volunteer Project
Come join us for a fun-filled Women’s PPE Event and Holiday Meetup on November 23, where we’ll celebrate and connect while trying on PPE! The event is open for all women, non binary, trans women, trans men and allies. You do not have to be… Read More »Womens PPE Event and Holiday Meetup
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a day for all Canadians to commemorate the history and legacy of the residential school system. It’s a day to honour the resilience, dignity and strength of survivors and intergenerational survivors and remember the children who never came home.… Read More »National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
The 2023 Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference will take place in Washington, D.C. from December 1st to 3rd. This conference serves as a unifying platform for thousands of tradeswomen, making it the largest gathering of tradeswomen worldwide. Originally hosted in California in 2002, it has since… Read More »Tradeswomen Build Nations 2023
Brandy Kawulka is the owner of Wood Be Art, a contracting company in beautiful British Columbia and also an avid podcaster. Her latest season of All Things Renovation is all about women in the trades. Many of the current and past executive board members of… Read More »Podcast: All Things Renovation, Women in Trades
The BC Tradeswomen Society Vice President Barbara James was recently interviewed on the podcast the Anonymous Eskimo. Barbara talks about her journey to become a Red Seal Carpenter and her sobriety. “Sharing my sobriety journey has been very healing for me. If my story can… Read More »VP Barbara James on her Latest Podcast Interview
Update: Here is a link to the article about our contribution to Heroworks at the Cove in Surrey. Update: Here is the link to sign up to volunteer at Heroworks with the BC Tradeswomen Society. HEROWORK Canada has an upcoming project at the Surrey Urban… Read More »HEROWORK VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
We’ll be meeting at Moody Park in New Westminster on August 31st from 6-8PM. It’ll be a chance to catch up, mentor, make new connections and share stories and ideas. It’s a casual event, so arrive when you can and we’ll be there. You are… Read More »August 31st Summertime Trades Park Social