We’ve come a long way when it comes to women in the workforce, but when it comes to the construction industry, we’ve still got a long way to go. Even though construction is one of Canada’s largest employers, women account for just 4.5 percent of those working in the skilled trades.
By day, Gordon Shadrach is a Grade 2 teacher at Kew Beach Junior Public School in Toronto's east-end, but by night, he's a painter whose work is now being featured in the Royal Ontario Museum's newest exhibition — something he says is "beyond my wildest dreams."
Lori Montague wanted to follow her parents’ footsteps and become a teacher. Her dad, Spurgeon Montague, had another idea.
You’ve got some extra time on your hands and you’re thinking hey, now might be a good time to pitch my story to one of those cool morning TV shows I’m always watching. Stop right there.
You know him as the smooth, charming, smart voice behind all the music and entertainment stories on 680 News radio. You may also know him by his signature braids.