The Painter Sisters Painting Co. is an innovative employment-based social enterprise initiative of Atira Women’s Resource Society to provide training and employment opportunities for women who have barriers to employment. The goals of the project are:

  • to provide women with a skill that allows them to regain entry to full-time employment where employment opportunities are flexible and in high demand; and
  • to attain financial independence and consequently contribute to the economy, versus being supported.


  • A woman
  • Low-income
  • Have barriers to employment
  • Committed to completing a pre-apprenticeship entry level training course and working for The Painter Sisters Painting Company
  • Also subject to funding approval


For more information on the program or to hire The Painter Sisters, please contact Corinthian at 604.331.1407 (x.113)