Tonia Marshall Program Coordinator
Tonia Marshall helps Indigenous students become shipbuilders in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Pathways to Shipbuilding is a partnership between the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, Irving Shipbuilding Inc., Nova Scotia Community College, GE Canada, Unifor, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, Nova Scotia Office of Aboriginal Affairs, Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.
Jana Webb is an entrepreneur who started JOGA, a.k.a. yoga for jocks. While her business has thrived and she has helped it grow brick by brick, Jana has had a tumultuous personal journey that includes two car crashes that almost took her life.
Robyn Coquelle started volunteering at Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (VOKRA). Little did she know that she would end up quitting her job to study to become a veterinary technician—through volunteering, she had found the one thing she truly wants to do.
Roya picked up a part-time job as a receptionist at an auto body shop to help support herself while she was in school, but it wasn’t long until she realized that she was already where she wanted to be.