Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Month: September 2014

Site of the 2015 Y Dream Home visited by Cabinet Ministers

  Posted on: September 24, 2014

It made for an exciting morning last week, when the Honourable Ministers John Rustad (Minister Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation), and Amrik Virk (Minister of Advanced Education) visited a Juniper West building site crawling with TRU trades students.  Women in Trades Training Program participants were  on the site of the future Y Dream Home, and some…

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Meet Mandy! A Carpentry Student with a Plan for Success

  Posted on: September 17, 2014

Mandy McKinnon has a motto: “People don’t plan to fail; they fail to plan.” That’s why she’s quick to say that she sees herself in a position of leadership in the future. Born in Edmonton, and raised by a handy father, who she describes as a ‘tinkerer’, Mandy likes the feeling of having something to…

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Welcome WITT 2014

  Posted on: September 9, 2014

I am so excited to welcome the new Women in Trades Training participants to our 2014 program. We will be starting off with Construction Craft Worker and Carpentry Skills. Time to break in those new work boots! A few upcoming events for all of our women trades students: our next Lunch n’ Learn is scheduled…

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