Media Releases

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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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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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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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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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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