Canada’s Building Trades Unions welcomes pipeline announcement

Nov 30, 2016

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) welcomes the announcement of approval of two major pipeline projects by the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau. Skilled trades people and Canada’s economy depend on major resource projects…

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Canada needs innovation-driven business ‘ecosystem’, say industry leaders

Nov 17, 2016

iPolitics Dale Smith Industry leaders told an iPolitics Live event Thursday morning that the right kind of business ecosystem — research centres, academic partnerships and an environment where competitors can work…

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CBTU applauds the passage of Bill C-4 through the House of Commons

Oct 21, 2016

OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2016 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are very pleased with the successful passage of Bill C-4 through the House of Commons, repealing legislation from the prior session’s Bill C-377 and…

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Energy Development

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

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Mobility

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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Pipelines

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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