Labour Day Message

Sep 3, 2016

Our Labour Day message has been on a variety of themes over the last few years. We would like to think that those themes were pretty important and related to you,…


Canada’s Building Trades Unions applaud Energy East for Historic MOU

Jul 14, 2016

OTTAWA, July 14, 2016 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) welcomes TransCanada’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Pipeline Contractors Association of Canada and the Pipeline Crafts. With this MOU, TransCanada demonstrates its commitment…


Unions support bill on registry for occupational disease

Jun 28, 2016

(Canadian OH&S News) — Bill C-292, an Act to amend the Canada Labour Code(occupational-disease and accident registry), passed its first reading in the House of Commons in Ottawa on June 14. The…


Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a Construction Mobility Tax Credit—a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily relocate for work.

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CBTU’s campaign in support of pipeline projects is designed to educate the public in communities located along key routes about the benefits of these projects.

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