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Op-Ed: I Was Told Women Are Too ‘Distracting” to Work Construction

In this Op-Ed, Red Seal carpenter Kristine Byers writes about the challenges of being a woman in a male-dominated industry, and speaks to changes that are now taking place to reduce barriers faced by women in the trades, including a Be More Than A Bystander Program partnership between BC Centre for Women in the Trades, partnership, Ending Violence Association of BC, and the BC Lions – I was told women are too ‘distracting’ to work construction.