Remembrance Day Message
Canada’s Building Trades Unions and our 600,000 members honour and thank the brave men and women and their families who have and continue to serve Canada. On November 8, Indigenous Veterans Day, and November 11, Remembrance Day, we join communities across the country as we pay our respects to Canada’s veterans and those currently serving.
CBTU Sees Value in Fall Economic Statement to Support Economy and Workers
Today, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland, released the 2022 Fall Economic Statement, which includes investments and incentives to support Canada’s workforce. “Canada’s Building Trades Unions are pleased to see the Canadian Government’s continued support for workers in the 2022 Fall Economic Statement, including investments to grow our economy and counter-act
CBTU Truth and Reconciliation Day 2022 Statement
On National Truth and Reconciliation Day we remember and honour Survivors of the residential school system, their families, and their communities. The residual effects of residential schools have left intergenerational trauma in younger generations that continues to hurt Indigenous communities. Canada’s Building Trades Unions commit to listening as we join communities across the country on
CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS LAUNCH PROJECT TO SUPPORT SMALL, MEDIUM-SIZED CONTRACTORS AND INCREASE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SKILLED TRADES
Today, Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) launched In The Trades, a federally-funded program that will help apprentices get started in the skilled trades. Over the next two years, In The Trades will provide financial incentives and training support for unionized small and medium-sized contractors across Canada that hire, train, and retain first-year apprentices to address labour