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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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Canada’s Building Trades Unions resolve to work with Indigenous communities in new initiative

May 17, 2017

OTTAWA, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) resolved today to provide career opportunities in the skilled construction trades for underrepresented segments of the population including First Nations,…

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2017 Legislative Conference – “Standing Together” & Unveiling of Canadian Building Trades Monument

May 13, 2017

OTTAWA, May 12, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are hosting their annual Conference May 15th-16th, 2017 in Gatineau, QC. The conference will culminate with the much anticipated unveiling…

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Ontario IBEW member wins CBTU Song Contest

May 10, 2017

Kitchener-Waterloo’s Marion Brown has been announced as the winner of Canada’s Building Trades Unions’ song and poem contest. Marion will be performing her original song, “Standing Together”, live onstage at the…

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CBTU Supports Minister Hadju’s Challenge to Senate Amendments of C-4

May 9, 2017

OTTAWA, May 8, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) support the motion to reject the Senate’s amendments to Bill C-4, tabled by the Honorable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development…

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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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