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Prime Minister Met with Leaders of Canada’s Building Trades Unions to Talk Infrastructure and Apprenticeships

Oct 16, 2018

October 15, 2018, Ottawa, ON – Leaders of Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister Patty Hajdu and Parliamentary Secretary Rodger Cuzner to discuss issues that…

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions Applaud First Responders at Irving Oil Incident

Oct 10, 2018

Over the weekend, a fire stemming from an explosion occurred at the Irving Oil Refinery, sending some workers to hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Canada’s Building Trades Unions wish those workers who…

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions’ Canadian Operating Officer Releases Labour Day Message

Aug 31, 2018

Labour Day is a very significant day on the calendar; it is our day, the day of rest that our work and our contribution to society have earned.  Labour Day is…

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Our union members create clean energy at Keeyask Hydroelectric Generating Station

Aug 7, 2018

First water through the gates at the Keeyask site, where our members have been working hard to bring clean energy to North America. A task force of over 2500 trades, support…

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2018 Professional Administrators’ Seminar

Jul 26, 2018

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) invites you to contribute your knowledge and ideas and to share strategies and best practices at the CBTU Professional Administrators’ Seminar. Hotel Reservation:Click here Registration Form: Open…

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions Welcomes Familiar Faces in Trudeau’s Cabinet Shuffle

Jul 23, 2018

(Ottawa, Ontario)– Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) is looking forward to working with the new Ministers, following Justin Trudeau’s latest Cabinet shuffle. CBTU is pleased that Prime Minister Trudeau kept familiar…

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Lobby Day 2018

Jul 16, 2018

Over the past year, we have been working very hard in enhancing the building trades unions’ brand on Parliament Hill.  Our latest Legislative Conference held at the Hilton Lac Lemay was…

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions Stands with Trudeau Government on Misguided US Tariffs

Jul 3, 2018

July 3, 2018 – (Ottawa, Ontario)– Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) continues to support the Federal Government in its recent efforts to respond to the Trump Administration’s misguided decision to impose…

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions Stands by the Government of Canada on Tariff Retaliation

Jun 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 – (Ottawa, Ontario) – Canada’s Building Trades Unions are fully supportive of the Government of Canada’s response to U.S. President Trump’s recent decision to impose tariffs on steel…

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Government of Canada steps up for National Interest

May 29, 2018

OTTAWA, May 29, 2018 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada has stepped up for one of Canada’s major industries — this is a nation building exercise of the highest order.  It parallels…

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