Training Women and First Nations for Highway Construction Work: The Experience of Building the Vancouver Island Highway (1 of 2).

Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
2001-04-09
Keywords: 
Women and trades
Gender and trades
Description: 
Marjorie Griffin Cohen spoke on the successful recruitment of female and First Nations for the Vancouver Island Highway Project. She examines the culture of construction, which is generally a struggle for women and First Nations people to integrate into. As well, the experience of the workers and the political action that made it all happen were also addressed.
Language: 
English
Rights: 
Permission to use material from this term for purposes other than those granted in the Canadian Copyright Act must be obtained in writing from the copyright holder. Preauthorized permission is granted to educational institutions, teachers, and students to reproduce, perform, publish, exhibit, crop, reverse, translate, archive the material for noncommercial purposes.
File(s): 
Statistics: