Aug 26, 2009
Barriers to Training Access, a new study from Statistics Canada, finds that women in low wage work, non-unionized positions and/or those who are less educated are less likely than their male peers to receive on-the-job training from employers. However, women with these characteristics are also twice as likely to accept training opportunities offered by their employers than their male peers.
May 24, 2007
The Women in Skilled Trades program will fund five training programs across the province to help low-income women gain a foothold in the lucrative skilled trades sector. This year, women will receive instruction in trades such as welding, carpentry, landscaping, construction, industrial/metal working ...
May 2, 2005
Women do well in groups it was found in a recent study undertaken at the University of Toronto in which the leadership behaviour of 169 students was studied.
Apr 28, 2005
An annual scholarship and bursary have been set up by friends and family in memory of JoAnna Townsend , as a tribute to this trade advocate for women.
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