CLR Connector Women in the Trades
Changing Workplace Culture by Being More than a Bystander
By Karen Dearlove, Executive Director of the BC Centre for Women in the Trades (BCCWITT)
Developed in 2011 by the Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) and the BC Lions, the Be More Than a Bystander program recognizes that most men care deeply about…
More Women Needed in Skilled Trades, but Barriers Remain
As the economy accelerates, Canada faces a massive shortage in skilled labour over the next decade as workers retire and demand for talent grows.
One of the ways to fill that gap is to attract — and retain — more women, who while occupying half…