Originally from Nova Scotia, M-C is a carpenter who has been living in Ontario for the last ten years. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University, M-C
completed the Advanced Housing: Construction Carpentry program at Algonquin College. She later completed her Carpentry Apprenticeship working primarily in sustainable construction and through George Brown College. In addition to working for several building companies in the GTA, M-C also spent some time working as a carpenter for IATSE, building sets for film and television.
M-C is a qualified Technological Education teacher in Construction Technology; she received her Bachelor of Education from York University, and has taught in several secondary schools and pre-apprenticeship programs in the TDSB. While working for the Fourth Pig, she is also completing her Masters of Education degree at York where she is focusing on how to teach construction with an emphasis on sustainability and social justice. M-C is actively involved in the mentorship of young women interested in the trades.