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2018 CBTU Conference Videos available now!

May 29, 2018

Interviews with some of the main speakers from the CBTU annual conference are available now!

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions Showing Leadership on Important Issues at this Year’s Legislative Conference

May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018 – (Ottawa, Ontario)– The Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are hosting their annual legislative conference from May 7thto the 9thin Gatineau, Quebec.  Approximately 400 leaders from the construction…

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CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES ORGANIZING SEMINAR

Apr 23, 2018

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) Organizers’ Conference Committee invites you to contribute your knowledge and ideas and to share strategies and best practices at the CBTU Organizers’ Conference. Those of you…

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Canadian Building Trades Unions Calling on Prime Minister Trudeau to Bring Stakeholders to the Table

Apr 10, 2018

OTTAWA, April 10, 2018 /CNW/ – The Canadian Building Trades Unions are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to hold an emergency meeting by bringing the Kinder Morgan Pipeline stakeholders to the…

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CBTU Applauds Trudeau Government for Focusing on Construction Trades

Feb 28, 2018

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2018 /CNW/ – The Canadian Building Trades Union applauds the Trudeau Government’s third budget as it supports many important initiatives with the construction trade sector. “When the Finance Minister…

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CBTU Comments on Regulatory Failure Surrounding Energy Projects

Feb 15, 2018

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ – Canadian Building Trades Unions (CBTU) is comprised of over half a million Canadians, the men and women of the skilled trades, people who make their living, support…

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Diversity, Inclusion, Respect…CBTU Leading the Way! – 2018 CBTU Annual Conference

Feb 5, 2018

Diversity brings strength to our organizations and diverse workers bring many gifts to our workplaces. Inclusion allows all individuals to be treated fairly and respectfully, having equal access to opportunities and…

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Energy East Pipeline Project – Canada’s Building Trades Unions

Oct 5, 2017

OTTAWA, Oct. 5, 2017 /CNW/ – The failure of the Energy East Pipeline Project could not come at a worse time for those people who make a living in the construction…

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Clean Energy Transition Could Create 4 Million Canadian Construction Jobs: Report

Aug 16, 2017

The construction industry has a big role to play as Canada aims to meet to its commitment to the Paris climate agreement and transition to a greener economy, according to a…

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Bloomberg BNA article: Canada: Developing Policy for Pregnant Workers in Dangerous Jobs

Jul 18, 2017

From the article: Cases like Ballard’s are infrequent but happen often enough to constitute a significant barrier to women seeking construction careers, Bob Blakely, operating officer for Canada’s Building Trades Unions,…

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