We Are Trades: Making Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Work for You - Free Virtual Series!

Apr 6, 2021 - Jun 17, 2021


In this 6-session series participants will develop the tools to build and sustain an equitable and inclusive work environment in trades.

About this Event

In these guided sessions, employers and supervisors of tradespeople will become familiar with CCWESTT’s We Are Trades framework*, and together with other employers, participants will develop the tools needed to build and sustain an equitable and inclusive work environment for all trades.

If you are a trades employer, before you register first decide which date and time works best for you:


Cohort 1

Tuesday, 2:00 - 4:00 pm EST (11:00 am-1:00 pm PST)

April 6, April 20, May 4, May 18, June 1, June 15

Cohort 2

Thursday, 1:00 -3:00 pm EST (10:00 am-12:00 pm PST)

April 8, April 22, May 6, May 20, June 3, June 17


We look forward to working together, towards an equitable future for all trades.

This project is funded by Women and Gender Equality Canada

*We Are Trades Framework

Workshop 1 & 2 – Commit

EDI foundation and overview

Review and assessment of your current EDI journey

Develop your “Why” and business case

Workshop 3 & 4 – Create

Formulation of your “How”

Review and learn the various aspects and also trades specific areas of consideration in implementing your EDI plan

Workshop 5 & 6 – Sustain

Explore and review the various measurement tools available and what will work best based on your plan and goals

Explore the concept of “diversity fatigue” and strategies available tailored to your plan and goals to combat it.


Register HERE.