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What Makes UBC Millwrights Different? Training and Development.

By partnering with the Millwright Regional Council of Ontario, you get direct access to the most highly skilled millwrights in your industry. Our values, training regimens and safety standards consistently ensure dependable workers and unrivalled craftsmanship, regardless of your location or industry specialization.

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Useful Skills and Techniques for Chairing & Starting Committee Meetings

Chair-a-Committee-_Mar-2021 (pdf)

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Millwright Regional Council of Ontario celebrates International Women’s Day 2022

The Millwright Regional Council of Ontario continues its commitment to celebrate and enable women leaders on International Women’s Day March 8, 2022, celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity and provides an opportunity to reinforce the fact that everyone has a role to play in forging a more gender-balanced world.

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UBC International Sisters in the Brotherhood

Every day, thousands of women play a critical role in making the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America the best union in North America. Sisters in the Brotherhood (SIB) supports female members by providing assistance in obtaining craft training and leadership skills; by being advocates on women issues; and by mentoring new members and even potential members.

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UBC International Sisters in the Brotherhood Committee Reports

Sisters in the Brotherhood (SIB) encourages women to participate in training, develop their skills and job performance, and value productivity and leadership.

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UBC International Sisters in the Brotherhood “TIPS” Newsletter

The SIB newsletters contain TIPS for building a strong Sisters committee. Published on a monthly basis, the newsletter welcomes and encourages SIB Committees to share their TIPS for success!

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Lean In Circles

Creating a better future for yourself and others takes community.

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MacLean’s Article

Why We Need More Women in These Particular Careers Than Ever Before.

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Ontario Building and Construction Tradeswomen

A committee of tradeswomen working together to advocate for women and underrepresented gender identities in the trades to ensure they feel inspired, welcomed, motivated, challenged, and empowered.

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OBCTradeswomen

The workshop was presented by Outreach & Development Specialist Kat Williams.

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Sista in the Brotherhood

Sista in the Brotherhood is a 20-minute, narrative, short film about a tradeswoman who faces discrimination on a new job site and who must choose between making a stand or keeping her job.

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Tradeswomen Building Bridges

Our Vision: We elevate tradeswomen: women as equal and construction trades as honorable work.

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Tradeswomen Building Bridges Presentation

Tradeswomen Building Bridges slideshow from Nov 2020 Meeting.

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BuildForce Careers in Construction

There are some great organizations and programs out there to help introduce you to the various trades, provide or direct you to training.

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BuildForce Careers

Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment.

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California State University

This collection includes photographs and documents from the Tradeswomen Archives Project, which helps document the growth of the number of women working in construction and other non-traditional fields in Southern California, nationally, and around the world.

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions

Build Together, Women of the Building Trades is a national CBTU program that promotes, supports and mentors women in the skilled construction trades.

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Canadian Association of Women in Construction

We are proudly Canadian and work with Women in the Construction industry who thrive for community, empowerment, and growth.

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Canadian Construction Women

We exist to attract and retain women in the industry. Construction is one field that is actively recruiting women. Through the efforts of government, industry and organizations like the Canadian Construction Women, there is a commitment to increasing women’s representation in the field.

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Chicago Women in Trades Resources

Chicago Women in Trades (CWIT) can provide useful strategies and practical applications to increase the number of women entering and being retained in registered apprenticeship through our online resources, technical assistance and training.

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CWB Instagram

The CWB Group provides a comprehensive and integrated service to the welding and joining industry.

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Future Building

Future Building is aimed at young career seekers in grades 7-12, aboriginal youth, youth at risk and adults in career transition.

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Industry Training Authority of BC

Women are finding challenges, job satisfaction and good pay in the skilled trades.

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KickAss Careers

Engage, Educate and Encourage – Students of all ages to consider the vast opportunities for sustainable careers in skilled trades and technology through apprenticeship, technical programs and the armed forces.

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“Against All Odds”

Women in Construction

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MRCO SISTERS IN THE BROTHERHOOD CHAIRS

Rita Moore

Rita Moore, MRCO SIB Chair, & Millwright Local 2309 Toronto SIB Chair

Heather Ferguson

Heather Ferguson, MRCO SIB Co-Chair, & Millwright Local 1410 Kingston SIB Chair

Mark Beardsworth

Mark Beardsworth, MRCO SIB Co-Chair

Vindra Maharaj-Seegobin

Vindra Maharaj-Seegobin, Millwright Local 1916 Hamilton SIB Chair

Jamilyn Tindale

Jamilyn Tindale Millwright Local 1592 Sarnia SIB Chair

Krista Grenier

Krista Grenier-Roy Millwright Local 1425 Sudbury SIB Chair

Alyssa Rounding-Gates

Alyssa Rounding-Gates Millwright Local 1244 Windsor SIB Chair

Sasha Wiltshire Millwright Local 1151 Thunder Bay SIB Chair

Keighly McKee

Keighly McKee Millwright Local 1007 Niagara Falls SIB Chair

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