Campaigns

Reform Employment Insurance
Reform Employment Insurance

Reform of the Employment Insurance (EI) program is long overdue. CBTU recommends the Government undergo significant and genuine consultations on the EI program to better support workers.

Skilled Labour Mobility
Skilled Labour Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a skilled trades workforce mobility tax deduction — a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily

Energy Development
Energy Development

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

Worker Supports
Worker Supports

In order to accomplish Canada’s short and long-term infrastructure goals, it is necessary to have a well-trained and qualified workforce. Representing over 600,000 skilled trades workers, CBTU has identified areas

Community Benefits Agreements
Community Benefits Agreements

Canada’s Building Trades Unions strongly advocate for the inclusion of Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs) or Workforce Development Agreements (WDAs) in federally procured construction projects. What are community benefit agreements/workforce development

Building Connections