Construction Union seeks alternative to Leap Manifesto

May 27, 2016

One of Canada’s largest construction unions is considering an energy transition plan that it hopes will be an alternative to the Leap Manifesto. “The Leap Manifesto is neither prudent nor practical...

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Canada's Building Trades Unions pleased with NEB conditional approval for TransMountain Project

May 20, 2016

OTTAWA, May 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada's Building Trades Unions (CBTU) welcomes the National Energy Board's recommendation for conditional approval of the TransMountain Pipeline project. This project...

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Government moving to ban asbestos, says PM Justin Trudeau

May 11, 2016

Article by Monique Muise, National Online Journalist, Politics  Global News A nation-wide ban on asbestos is coming, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed this week. Speaking at Canada’s building...

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Energy Development

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

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

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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