Advocacy

Canada’s Building Trades Unions ensures that workers voices are heard in the halls of Parliament. CBTU advocates on behalf of skilled trades workers on a wide range of national-level issues including fair taxation, labour mobility supports, worker supports, employment insurance, and innovative solutions to support the industry.

Campaigns

CBTU actively advocates on behalf of our members on major issues to address barriers to work, improve workplaces and opportunities for work and support long-term growth of the industry.

Skilled Labour Mobility
Skilled Labour Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a skilled trades workforce mobility tax deduction —

Energy Development
Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in

Worker Supports
Worker Supports

In order to accomplish Canada’s short and long-term infrastructure goals, it is necessary to have a well-trained

Community Benefits Agreements
Community Benefits Agreements

Canada’s Building Trades Unions strongly advocate for the inclusion of Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs) or Workforce Development

Working with Government

CBTU actively engages the Canadian Government on our issues, often advocating for changes to legislation, implementing programs to support the workforce and making investments to bolster the sector. To support our advocacy efforts we often produce briefs and reports to share information with decision makers.

Grants and Financial Support for Apprentices
Skilled Labour Mobility Brief

Building Connections

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