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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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