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Budget 2017 makes lifelong learning for a changing job market more affordable

Mar 29, 2017

Government of Canada to expand existing flexibilities within Employment Insurance to support adult learners and create a new organization for skills development TORONTO, March 28, 2017 /CNW/ – Budget 2017 is the next step in…

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CBTU Applauds Government for a Budget that Supports the Middle Class

Mar 23, 2017

OTTAWA, March 23, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions are pleased with the continued support this government has demonstrated for middle class families in the 2017 budget, “Building a Strong…

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New! Call for Song or Poem – Canadian Building Trades Monument

Mar 3, 2017

  Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) is seeking an original song or poem that celebrates Canadian tradeswomen and men, to be performed at the unveiling of the Canadian Building Trades Monument…

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Saskatchewan Building Trades Working with Indigenous People

Feb 23, 2017

The Saskatchewan Building Trades have recently adopted a new vision statement to direct and support on-going relationships with Indigenous people, governments and communities in Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan Building Trades has been…

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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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