Women Building Futures

Women Building Futures

May 07, 2008 14:55 ET

Media Advisory: New Women's Training Centre Helps Bridge Alberta's Labour Gap

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2008) - On May 9, 2008, Edmonton's Women Building Futures (WBF), in conjunction with Petro-Canada and special guests, will hold the grand opening of their new multi-million dollar training centre and housing facility in Edmonton, Alberta. Petro-Canada's Neil Camarta, Senior Vice-President of Oil Sands, will be on hand to make a significant announcement.

The new centre, including 42 units of affordable and transitional housing, will open the doors for women looking to move from low-income jobs into careers in the industrial trades.

WHAT: Official opening of Women Building Futures Training Centre
Tours and interviews with students, graduates and special guests
Major announcement by Petro-Canada

WHEN: Friday, May 9, 2008
11:00 a.m. MST

WHERE: Women Building Futures
10326-107 Street
Edmonton, Alberta

WHO: JudyLynn Archer, CEO, Women Building Futures
Neil Camarta, Senior Vice-President, Petro-Canada
Karen Mohr, program graduate and event emcee
WBF students
Federal, provincial and municipal government representatives

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