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  • 12 Mar 2012 10:25 AM | Anonymous

    Moxie Trades is a supporter of many associations and affiliates! We want to empower women to follow their dreams.

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  • 10 Mar 2012 9:46 AM | Anonymous

    Toronto, March 8, 2012/CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, Ms Susan Truppe, Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women, today announced Government of Canada support for a community-based project that will result in services in the Toronto area that are geared to increasing prosperity among women and girls who are new to Canada.

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  • 07 Mar 2012 11:07 PM | Anonymous

    Show your Passion for Recycling E-waste: Green Living Show Announces GTA E-Waste Collection Drive and School Challenge

    FREE Green Living Show tickets for anyone who drops off e-waste at Sears Canada collection depots,and for schools registered for the Passion for E-recycling School Challenge. Winning school receives a $10,000 technology grant, generously donated by Samsung Electronics Canada.

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  • 05 Mar 2012 4:17 PM | Anonymous

    TORONTO (March 1, 2012) – If Ontario fails to continue making the needed investment in infrastructure renewal, its residents will end up forfeiting significant economic growth, employment gains, and a higher standard of living.

    "But how do you get people to pay attention to this message?

     

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  • 10 Feb 2012 11:44 PM | Anonymous

    Narrator: Sheila Thompson, the President of Rosenberg and Parker of Canada, has an interesting perspective: She holds a senior management position with a well-known surety broker, and she is the past Director of the Canadian Association of Women in Construction. We asked her if she sees the roles of women changing in these industries....read full article

     

  • 10 Feb 2012 11:27 PM | Anonymous

    It was the summer of 2004 when men then student Jessica Vliegenthart landed a coveted summer job fighting forest fires. One day, Vliegenthart's crew received word that a large scale blaze had broken out in the Northwest Territories. They set out for the long trek up north, not knowing if their "tour" would last days or stretch into weeks.

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  • 10 Feb 2012 11:21 PM | Anonymous

    Construction jobs in high demand for 2012.

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  • 10 Feb 2012 10:15 PM | Anonymous

    A new CSA workplace ergonomics standard scheduled for release in March will help workplaces reduce the risk of repetitive strain injuries by providing information and tools on identifying ergonomic hazards, assesssing risks, and implementing a prevention and control program....read the article

  • 10 Feb 2012 10:03 PM | Anonymous

    Ottaw, Ontario - January 24, 2012 - Working professionals interested in sustainability and green building now have a valuable new learning tool at their disposal. The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is launhing the Sustainable Building Advisor (SBA) program beginning March 23 at Toronto's Evergreen Brick Works.  The SBA course is the latest offering from the CaGBC - Canada's most trusted source of green building education.........read full article


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