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Date: 2014-09-15
Author: Marie Venneri
Mentorship is Keyincreasing women’s representation in non-traditional jobs requires role models. Traditionally,  construction  was  not  a field that women considered as a place to  work.  In  fact,  women  historically were  encouraged  into teaching,  nursing  or  clerical  positions.  Times  have  changed. Through  government,  industry  and  organizations,  like  Canadian Construction  Women...
Date: 2014-08-24
Author: Sylvia Katz
Cash flow planning is an integral part of business sustainability. Much like the heart in our body, we can’t live without it.  Cash flow is the heart of a business; we can’t stay in business without cash flow coming in regularly. Although the concept of cash flow planning is the same for both product and service oriented business, the business that sells products need to pay particular attention...
Date: 2014-08-01
Author: CCW
It's been a few years in the works, but we are excited, delighted, and proud to announce our new website! Have a look around, make yourself familiar, let us know if you notice anything that needs our attention. No one is perfect, sometimes we miss things. We are still uploading and adding items so make sure to check back with us sometimes. You will need to follow the directions below to access...
Date: 2012-06-05
Author: CCW
CCW hosted Diane Switzer, the Executive Director for the Vancouver Heritage Foundation, who gave a fascinating presentation on heritage preservation in the city of Vancouver and how it interacts with sustainability objectives. Diane discussed unique housing styles in our city and stressed that each style of home is an important part of Vancouver’s history and, therefore, not only the turn-of-the-...
Date: 2012-07-03
Author: CCW
On Tuesday June 25th we donned our hardhats, steel toes, and safety vests and had a fantastic educational site tour of the 2-storey, 160 000 sqft Edmonds Pool & Community Centre in Burnaby for our CCW monthly event. Our tour guides, Jim from Smith Bros & Wilson (general contractor), Mike from Lockerbie & Hole (mechanical contractor) & Ahmet from The AME Consulting Group (...