Women In Resource Development

Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) was established to foster an environment that will increase the participation of women in the trades and technology sectors in Newfoundland and Labrador.

WRDC is achieving this through the elimination of barriers that exclude or discourage women from seeking employment in these sectors. 


  1. Providing increased access to training for women,
  2. Educating the general public
  3. Development of policies that promote the involvement of women in the natural resource and trades/technical industries.
Contact Information
Street Address: 

175 Hamlyn Road, St. John's, NL A1E 5Z6


(709) 738-3713
Fax: (709) 738-3743
E-mail Address: 


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