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STATEMENT ON SASKATCHEWAN COWESSESS FIRST NATION

Canada’s Building Trades Unions mourn for those who were discovered buried in unmarked graves near the former Marieval Indian Residential School site. We stand in solidarity with all First Nations, the survivors of residential schools, their families and those children who did not make it home. If you or someone you know needs help, contact

STATEMENT BY CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S JUST TRANSITION ENGAGEMENT

Today, Executive Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, Sean Strickland, released the following statement on the Federal Government’s announcement on its Just Transition Engagement: “Canada’s Building Trades Unions welcome today’s announcement from the Federal Government, to launch an engagement process on developing Just Transition legislation – an important step forward to provide sector-specific support as

WE CAN DO BETTER FOR OUR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

On Monday, June 21st, celebrations across Canada, held virtually and in person, will take place in the name of National Indigenous Peoples Day. A day for Canadians to celebrate the cultures of our First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples and their contributions to the social fabric of our country. But also, to recognize the colonial

STATEMENT ON THE LONDON ATTACK

Canada’s Building Trades Unions stand with Canada’s Muslim Community, and our thoughts and prayers go to the family of the victims. Yesterday, a senseless act of hate in London, ON took the lives of innocent Canadians. We need to stand against hate and Islamophobia, and raise awareness in our communities that there is no room

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