Canada’s Building Trades Unions Pleased with Government of Canada’s Continued Commitment to People in 2019 Budget

Mar 19, 2019

Funding announced to promote skilled trades as first-choice career option key to addressing skills shortage  Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) commends the Federal Government for their continued commitment to our priorities…


Innovation on International Women’s Day

Mar 8, 2019

Each year, International Women’s Day (IWD) creates an opportunity to assess the progress women have made and the barriers that still exist to true equality within all aspects of our society….


North America’s Building Trades Unions Thank Robert Blakely for Lifetime of Work

Mar 2, 2019

-Arlene Dunn named Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions- March 1, 2019 – We are pleased to congratulate Robert (Bob) Blakely, Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU), on his upcoming…


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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