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Date: 2016-03-15
Author: Programs
On Tuesday 19th of April, 2016 at the Holiday Inn and Suites Vancouver Downtown, we welcome Fiona Macfarlane, Managing Partner for Ernest & Young LLP, as well as the firm’s Chief Inclusive Officer, to speak to us. Prior to her current role, Fiona was the Canadian Managing Partner, People and Ernst & Young’s Americas Chief Operating Officer, Tax; previously, she held the role of Ernst...
Date: 2016-03-15
Author: Programs
And now for something completely different.... Join us on Tuesday March 22nd for a construction tour of the McCarthy Tetrault law firm.  In this new space, the firm is making a shift from a traditional, hierarchical design characteristic of a legal space to one that better reflects its values of Connectivity, Collaboration and Innovation. The new space is situated on the top 3 floors of the...
Date: 2015-08-17
Author: Programs
Our speed mentoring event will give you a unique opportunity to meet with a successful and diverse group of women working across the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry. Join us for dynamic discussions driven by attendees, covering a wide range of topics such as: philosophy, career path recommendations, work-life balance, career moves, or education opportunities, to name a few....
Date: 2015-08-09
Author: Karina Eva
CCW hosted another wildly successful Summer Social. It was delightful to be able to eat and enjoy the beautiful evening and catch up with likeminded professionals while overlooking the water of Stanley Park. Delicious BBQ and drinks were served, it felt great to be able to feel the refreshing breeze and soak up the sun. What a beautiful venue it was!   It was definitely a night not to be missed....
Date: 2015-07-13
Author: Programs
Come and mingle with like-minded people in the construction industry at the Vancouver Rowing Club on Tuesday July 28th in picturesque Stanley Park! Join us at 5:30pm - for a chance to SOCIALize and celebrate our incredible members, partners, sponsors, past and future board members by throwing the best construction social event of the Summer! We'd like to welcome the 2015 summer social event...
Date: 2015-06-26
Author: Karina Eva
On a beautifully sunny evening, we had the fabulous opportunity to tour the UBC Ponderosa student residences. Designed by HCMA architects and built by Urban One Builders, the residences are built around a loan Ponderosa line tree that was maintained intact throughout construction and will continue to thrive within the courtyard of the structure. The residences take advantage of stunning views of...
Date: 2015-06-02
Author: Libby Rowe
On a warm sunny day in June, 80 women (and a few men) assembled for the tour of the Marine Gateway Project.  This project is a mixed-use development and the tour brought us through several different areas including the theatre, the Fortis mechanical room, the condo units, the office floors and the various commercial spaces such as the future Winners space, the future Tim Hortons space and the...
Date: 2015-02-04
Author: Abigail for Programs
Have you ever wondered what CCW is all about? Are you thinking about becoming a member or sponsor? Wondering where your money goes? Well this is the night to find out! Join us for a behind the scenes look at the workings of CCW. At the Annual General Meeting you will be introduced to the roles of each of the board members; you will learn what your membership & event fees are used for, what...
Date: 2014-10-23
Author: Abigail for Programs
EVENT NOTICE REMINDER This is a friendly reminder about the upcoming CCW Winter Social on Tuesday November 25th. We do still have a few spots still available so if you haven't already registered and wish to attend please do so ASAP. REGISTER NOW!     When:    November 25, 2014                5:30 PM - 9.00 PM Where:   Mahony and Sons                601 Stamps Landing (False Creek)   It promises...
Date: 2014-10-01
Author: Abigail for Programs
There are some lines that need to be crossed....Crossing the lines that hold us back. The construction industry is filled with lines which are meant to be crossed, and lines never meant to be crossed. In this challenging construction industry, we sometimes hold ourselves back behind those lines or allow others to hold us back. But are those lines of our own making? In a world that tells us to '...

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