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College hosts conference in support of Women in Trades

Members of the media are invited to attend the 2013 Trade Up Women in Trades Conference.

The conference will bring together more than 100 women who work in or are interested in careers in the Trades. The conference includes workshops, keynote speakers and networking opportunities with industry professionals and colleagues. 

What:   Photo/interview opportunity

When: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013

Where: Centre for Learning, Okanagan College Kelowna Campus

Who:   The Honourable Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour; The Honourable Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and MLA for Kelowna-Mission; Kate Braid, author, keynote speaker and BC’s first female Red Seal carpenter; John Haller, Dean Trades and Apprenticeship, Okanagan College; Shawn Mitton, WorkSafe BC; Nancy Darling, Program Administrator, Okanagan College; conference participants (100).

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