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Career Advancement Bursary Applications have reopened!

Applications have reopened for our Career Advancement Bursary! Apply before May 15th to be considered for funding this quarter. This opportunity is for equity priority tradespeople of all genders, including tradespeople who are...- Indigenous- People of colour-...

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BC Centre for Women in the Trades

BC Centre for Women in the Trades

BCCWITT is working to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive skilled trades industry.

On June 17, 1958, 79 workers constructing the new Second Narrows Bridge in Vancouver, BC, Canada, were plunged into Burrard Inlet when a portion of the bridge collapsed during construction, resulting in the loss of 19 lives. The structure was renamed the “Ironworkers Memorial Bridge” in honour of the workers who died on that day, and every year their loss is recognized in a ceremony at New Brighton Park. Please join Ironworkers Local 97 & community members for this year’s event:Monday, June 17th, 20241 PM3201 New Brighton Road, Vancouver ... See MoreSee Less
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We are thrilled to be helping you progress in your apprenticeship, Rebecca! Applications for our Career Advancement Bursary will be accepted again starting July 15th. This opportunity provides funding for equity priority tradespeople of all genders who are facing barriers in advancing in their trades journey, to help them access training, tools, certifications, and networking. #equityintrades #leadersintrades ... See MoreSee Less
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Applications are now open for the Northern Regional Construction Association Women in Construction Bursary! They're offering TWO $500.00 bursaries to support women pursuing education in any area of construction (trades, project management, safety, engineering, & more) & funds can be used for tuition, childcare, transportation, & living costs. Deadline to apply is August 16th, 2024. For more details, visit ... See MoreSee Less
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