Media Releases

CBTU STATEMENT ON CANADA’S APPOINTED AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES

Mar 27, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) congratulate Canada’s newly-appointed Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman. The CBTU values the relationship with the Federal Government, and has worked with Ambassador Hillman, in…

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CBTU Initial Guidance on COVID-19

Mar 13, 2020

Initial Guidance on COVID-19 To date, COVID-19 has been characterized as a pandemic worldwide. In response to the construction industry’s questions regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, the following are steps everyone should…

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International Women’s Day 2020: CBTU Statement

Mar 6, 2020

On March 8, Canada’s Building Trades Unions is proud to join the world in celebrating International Women’s Day. Across the country, Building Trades members are participating in women’s activism and events,…

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CBTU DISAPPOINTED BY TECK’S DECISION TO WITHDRAW FRONTIER OIL SANDS PROJECT APPLICATION

Feb 24, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are disappointed with the announcement that Teck Resources Ltd. has decided to withdraw its application to build the Frontier Project in Alberta. Despite the company’s significant…

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CBTU Addresses Committee on Bill C-4

Feb 19, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) Chairman of the Canadian Executive Board, Robert Kucheran, addressed the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade on Bill C-4, An Act to Implement the…

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CBTU Calls on Federal Government to Approve Teck’s Frontier Oil Sands Project

Jan 9, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) has sent a formal request to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, encouraging the approval of Teck Resources Ltd. Frontier Project…

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CBTU Letter to Minister Qualtrough on EI Reform

Dec 12, 2019

Recently, with a number of partners, Canada’s Building Trades Unions participated in a forum on Employment Insurance and as a result of the discussions that took place, sent a letter to…

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CBTU Statement on USMCA

Dec 12, 2019

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) has issued the following statement in response to the ratification of USMCA:   Canada’s Building Trades Unions congratulates the Government of Canada for the work done…

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Dec 6, 2019

Canada’s Building Trades Unions recognize December 6 as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.     Thirty-years ago today, a man walked into Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique…

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CBTU Response to Throne Speech

Dec 6, 2019

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) has issued the following statement in response to the Federal Government’s Throne Speech:     Canada’s Building Trades Unions is pleased with the support demonstrated for…

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