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CBTU letter to Minister Morneau urging against the taxation of Private Health & Dental Benefits

Feb 1, 2017

      Pdf version: 20170112 hon morneau letter final

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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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CBTU applauds the passage of Bill C-4 through the House of Commons

Oct 21, 2016

OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2016 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are very pleased with the successful passage of Bill C-4 through the House of Commons, repealing legislation from the prior session’s Bill C-377 and…

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National government asbestos inventory revealed

Oct 19, 2016

by ANGELA GISMONDI Oct 17, 2016 Daily Commercial News A national asbestos inventory has been made public and while the document could create job opportunities in the construction industry, safety must be the…

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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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Canada’s Building Trades Unions are pleased to support Bill C-292

Jun 15, 2016

Canada Newswire OTTAWA, June 15, 2016 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions are pleased to support Bill C-292, an Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (occupational disease and accident registry) by MP Sheri Benson (Saskatoon West)….

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