CBTU applaud the Government of Canada’s announcement of a Comprehensive Ban on Asbestos

Dec 15, 2016

OTTAWA, Dec. 15, 2016 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are very pleased with the Government’s announcement of its whole-of-government approach to ban the manufacture, use, import and export of asbestos in Canada. Bob Blakely,…

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CBTU offers opportunity for Forum for Young Canadians to Union family members – Apply now!

Dec 15, 2016

As part of our ongoing commitment to member service and value, CBTU has negotiated a sponsorship for 3 CBTU family member children to take part in an important initiative for High…

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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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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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