Canadian Association of Women in Construction


Please note that CAWIC has a new mailing address:

2800 14th Avenue, Suite 210
Markham, ON L3R 0E4


Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Piper's Heath Golf Club

Come out and join the Canadian Association of Women in Construction for a fun and enjoyable day of golf, networking, cuisine and prizes! Meet men and women from large corporations along with smaller businesses whose services contribute significantly to the construction industry and all actively support the employment of women in construction related fields. Learn what CAWIC stands for and how rewarding it is to be a part of this passionate organization. 

Click here to download the 2019 CAWIC Golf Tournament Welcome Letter with Golf and Sponsorship Details

Show your support by playing in our CAWIC Golf Event and/or signing up for one of the many Sponsorship Opportunities. 

Click here to purchase 2019 CAWIC Golf Day Tickets and Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking forward to seeing you there!

CAWIC Golf Committee

PCL - CAMH Construction Site Tour

Thursday, August 15th at 2pm
100 Stokes Street, Toronto - 6th Floor
Dev Chopra Boardroom
(Entrance is off Stoke street)

Join CAWIC , PCL and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) team for the boldest phase of CAMH redevelopment to date. Once construction is completed, the two new buildings, with approximately 600,000 square feet of space, will feature 235 inpatient beds, a 24/7 Emergency Department, a 300-seat auditorium, a unique 'therapeutic neighbourhood' for patients, and much more.

Members $25
Non-Members $35
Students* $15

Proper Protection Equipment is Mandatory: hardhat, safety boots, and eye protection are all required.

To register, click here. Registration closes on August 14, 2019.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact

*Students without a membership may email for a registration code. Please attach proof of enrolment.

*All Media may email for a registration code

If you’re enrolled in a construction-related program at university or college, we want you to know that CAWIC supports you! One of the ways we do that is through our bursary program.

CAWIC is offering these bursaries for 2019:

  • General bursaries sponsored by CAWIC ($1,500 each)
  • Bursary sponsored by the General Contractors Section, Toronto ($2,000)

Let us help you build your career in construction – apply for a bursary today. More information, including criteria and the application form, is on our bursary page.

2019-2020 CAWIC Board

Introducing CAWIC’s Board of Directors for 2019-2020

Pictured left to right: Natasha Zappulla, Lora Bourck, Julie Zabizewski, Luana Buratynski, Kate Lorriman, Trudy Case, Shaila Fernandez, Helena Mendez and Christelle Soto-Suarez.

CAWIC's Annual General Meeting was held

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the CAWIC Office,

2800 14th Avenue, Suite 210, Markham, ON L3R 0E4

Our thanks to everyone who attended!

Habitat for Humanity Women Build 2019

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

The Canadian Association of Women in Construction is pleased to participate again this year in the Habitat GTA Women Build. Women Build is a cause we are passionate about and which directly correlates with our core objectives of leadership, mentorship, membership and partnership. The experience is incredibly rewarding, working alongside industry colleagues and friends to help provide those in need with a safe, decent & affordable place to call home. This in turn helps build stronger communities across the GTA.

We look forward to raising our hammers on Saturday, May 11 th , 2019. If you'd like to join our team or make a donation towards this wonderful cause, please click here.

Support Habitat's mission of building affordable housing and promoting home ownership as a means of breaking the cycle of poverty by participating in the build or making a secure donation online. We thank you for your support!

All Welcome Industry Event:

February 26, 2019, from 6 – 8 pm

6435 Northwest Dr
Mississauga ON
L4V 1K2

Flynn Group of Companies is Canada’s Largest total building envelope contractor. Over 40 years of experience in building envelope systems. Services include Roofing, Glazing and Cladding.

Northern Facades Ltd. (NFL) is part of the Flynn group of companies, together they are a leading fabricator for architectural metal panel and unitized glazing systems. Flynn / NFL expertise consists of Design Assist, Engineering, Custom Systems Design, Drafting, Manufacturing, Testing, Value Engineering, and Project Management. Flynn / NFL will work with the building envelope community to deliver designed, code compliant fabricated systems to building owners enjoying beautiful facades lasting for many generations.

Our primary 200,000 square foot manufacturing facility is equipped with top of the line glazing and CNC production lines. We service our clients throughout North America. This is a great introduction for CAWIC members and supporters to learn more about high performance envelope wall systems.

Tour Guides: Michael Roche, Luana Buratynski

6:00pm to 6:45pm Presentation & Questions
6:45pm to 7:30pm Fabrication Facility Tour

Members $25
Non-Members  $35
Students* $15

To register, click here. Registration closes at 1 pm on February 26, 2019.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact

CAWIC Women’s Leadership Development Workshop

Saturday, November 10th, 2018, 8:30am – 1:30pm

Aird & Berlis LLP, Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Suite 1700, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2T9

Our Women’s Leadership Program commences with “The Art and Science of Influence”. During this topic, we will dive into such subjects as influence, power of trust, building and maintaining relationships for success, behavioural styles and their impact on the results we, as women, achieve in our professional and personal lives.

Our keynote speaker is Renata Kuprinskiene, Leadership and Life Balance Consultant & Coach.

For more information or to register for this event, click here. Registration closes November 8, 2018.

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available – Event sponsorships $500 per company – 5 spots available, company logo displayed at the event and mentioned on CAWIC social media.

For more information, contact

CAWIC's 13th Annual Golf Tournament was held last month to a sold out audience!

The Golf Day continues to be CAWIC's most popular event, and is pivotal to the continued success of our Bursary program.

CAWIC would like to sincerely thank our remarkable partners in construction whom continue to embrace our organization. A special thank you to our Dinner Speaker, Mr. Avi Kahn, President and CEO of HILTI North America. Women’s success in construction begins with the partnership and leadership of each and every one of you, which was clearly demonstrated by the increased number of golf and dinner attendees and the vast amount of industry support demonstrated by our sponsors!

Click here to view highlights from our event.




  • Tim Horton's, Andrew Diab


  • Environmental Acoustics Inc.
  • Golf Town
  • Rodas McKnight Constructors
  • SureWerx


  • Piper's Heath Golf Course
  • Sirignano Contracting
  • Canadian Asphalt
  • Progressive Contractor's Association of Canada
  • Dufferin Aggregates
  • Plan Group
  • SureWerx
  • Home Depot
  • Venere Salon and Spa
  • GTA Construction Report
  • Casablanca Salon and Spa
  • Golf Town
  • Royal LePage, Lucas Covassin
  • Tim Hortons, Andrew Diab
  • Aecon
  • CAWIC Founding Board Members; Angela Wilson, Catya Covassin, Anna Basile, Catherine Chant, Mira Fabian, Elizabeth Johnston, Cathie Hofstetter, Doris McKeogh and Dunya Lackovic


CAWIC is a not for profit organization formed to enhance the success of women in the Canadian construction industry.

Our Mission

To facilitate the success of women in the Canadian construction industry by uniting our voices, knowledge and resources through the passion of our members and the women we inspire.

Our Core Values

Leadership    Mentorship    Membership    Partnership

CAWIC’s membership base includes a diverse mix of individuals, corporations and students spanning every sector of the construction industry.
If you are interested in learning more about CAWIC and how we can help enhance your success, please contact us.

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