My first contact with EMBERS Staffing Solutions came at a time in my life where I was connected to their other wing, EMBERS Ventures, as I was trying to launch Helga Wear as a resource to help women like me improve their day-to-day comfort and health on the active, out...

It was another day on the worksite, and it was one simple word - babe.

The babe in question? Me. As soon as the words crossed his lips and hit my ears, my blood began to boil. This despite the ice and snow crunching beneath my feet.

“Whatever, babe,” were the words shot...

April 2, 2019

So, something crazy happened last week....

Michelle Neil, RSE, came out to a Helga Wear health and safety share in Victoria, BC.

She resonated with the story behind Helga Wear, and has actually been fighting to get women-specific covies (coveralls) into the fleet of gea...

March 14, 2019

  photo courtesy of istockphoto.com

Do you ever make it to the end of your day and realize that the only thing you've had to drink before racing out the door 12 hours earlier was a cup of coffee?

Or maybe you've done a bit better and tossed back a cold beer with your wor...

February 1, 2019

This Valentine’s blog is to express my love and gratitude to the amazing people who funded Helga Wear's first local production run on Kickstarter, and of course, to tell you my real life love story.

It was spring of 2015, I was mid way through my self-employment tr...

January 18, 2019

Over here at Helga Wear, our 2019 has started out with a bang! Helga Wear Owner and Founder Jodi Huettner made her TV debut as a subject on CBC’s Stats of Life - Season 2 Ep 1

Chosen from more than 800 applications, Jodi’s story follows her journey as an entrepreneur. L...

January 17, 2018

The Imprint Trade Show -The good, the bad and the grateful, as recounted by Helga Wear's Jodi Huettner and her women's hi-vis safety overalls.

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