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There’s a big difference between men and women’s work boots, as Marissa McTasney found out. Her quest to find a pair of construction boots to fit her properly inspired Marissa to create and build her own company. Moxie Trades now markets construction wear especially for women.

What: Moxie Trades sells work boots, gloves, tool belts and […]

By |May 24th, 2012|Moxie Media|0 Comments

Whitby CEO shows girls can be more than just pretty in pink

Businesswoman talks about her company and giving back

Whitby CEO shows girls can be more than just pretty in pink. WHITBY — Marissa McTasney, CEO of Moxie Trades, talked to members of JCI Durham at Class Act Dinner Theatre about the ups and downs of owning her business, Moxie Trades, on May 3. May 3, 2012. […]

By |May 12th, 2012|Moxie Media|0 Comments

Show us the Money

Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, March 14, 2012

TORONTO, March 14, 2012 /CNW/ – “When you do the math and understand your figures,” advised financial expert Jacoline Loewen, “then you will do well in business.” Loewen, a partner with Loewen & Partners and author of Money Magnet, was talking to over 120 women business owners who were gathered together […]

By |March 14th, 2012|Moxie Media|0 Comments

Women in construction share experiences on Construct Canada panel in Toronto

Seen from left are Elisabeth Araujo of Etobicoke Ironworks Ltd., Marissa McTasney of Moxie Trades, Martha George of the Grand Valley Construction Association, Mary Lawson of Dalerose Country and Lyn Hardy of Etobicoke Ironworks.

Women in construction share experiences on Construct Canada panel in Toronto
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On the surface, Martha George, Mary Lawson and Marissa McTasney […]

By |December 22nd, 2011|Moxie Media|0 Comments

Truro Daily News – America’s Moxiest Work Woman

On weekends, I kick off the heels for work boots and a tool belt’

TRURO – Are you America’s Moxiest Work Woman?

If you ask Tatamagouche native Maggie Stewart, the answer would be a resounding yes.

“It was a bit of a shocker,” said Stewart, a 27-year-old who now lives in Windsor Junction. “It’s still a bit surreal […]

By |December 4th, 2011|Moxie Media|0 Comments

Announcing: America’s Moxiest Work Woman, Maggie Stewart

Please meet Maggie Stewart, America’s Moxiest Work Woman.   Just watch the video!  

By |December 1st, 2011|Moxie Media|0 Comments

November 10 Product Spotlight Moxie Trades, safety footwear made exclusively for women, has expanded its product line to include a complete collection of women’s safety gear. Items include the original pink work boot, metal-free athletic runners, oxfords, light duty work boots, winter safety boots, and an apparel line including denim overalls, carpenter pants, coveralls, hard hats, […]

By |November 10th, 2011|Moxie Media|0 Comments

The Chronicle Herald

Marissa McTasney has conquered the Dragon’s Den and survived the recession.

Her next big challenge comes next week when she sits across the boardroom table from Irving Shipbuilding Inc. executives.

The Moxie Trades founder, an Ontario company that designs work and safety gear for women, is on a mission to outfit working women coast-to-coast.

Since 2008, the company […]

By |November 10th, 2011|Moxie Media|0 Comments – The Moxie Movement Takes over the Safety Industry for Women in Canada


Toronto, ON. Moxie Trades, the maker of the infamous pink work boot, expands its product line, offering complete safety for women in Canada. From it’s humble beginnings as a small Canadian start up, the company has pivoted to industry leader in safety gear aimed to keep women protected from head to toe, fashionably. 

Moxie’s focus for 2011 […]

By |October 28th, 2011|Moxie Media|0 Comments

The Hamilton Spectator : Mompreneur

While businesses run by moms explode, a debate has been sparked about whether the term ‘mompreneur’ has had its day

Marissa McTasney created Moxie Trades to fill a hole in the market for workwear targeted towards women.
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A Burlington mother who launched an online community for parents has won […]

By |October 25th, 2011|Moxie Media|0 Comments