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Apprenticeship Services Project

Canada’s Building Trades Unions have been selected as an intermediary for the Apprenticeship Services Project – a federally-funded program that will help apprentices get started in the skilled trades. CBTU will connect first-year apprentices in eligible Red Seal Trades with job opportunities with small and medium-sized contractors with the goal of hiring 4,000 first-year apprentices

Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Tuesday, June 21st marks National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. It’s a time for Canadians to celebrate Indigenous Peoples and communities across the country – their history, cultures, and contributions to our society.   In the last year, the discovery of the remains of 215 children in Kamloops, BC; 751 unmarked graves in Cowessess, SK, and

CBTU 2022 Conference Honours Industry Leaders at Annual Distinction Awards

Ottawa, ON – Canada’s Building Trades Unions’ opened their 2022 conference 2022, Stronger Now, with a celebration of leaders who have made significant contributions to the construction industry. The award recipients were: Diversity and Inclusion Champion: Lyle Daniels, Community and Indigenous Director at the Building Trades of Alberta. Workforce Development Champion: Karen Walsh, Executive Director

CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS 2022 CONFERENCE APRIL 25-28, 2022

FEDERAL MINISTERS, BUSINESS AND LABOUR LEADERS TO HEADLINE ANNUAL CONFERENCE Ottawa, ON – April 21, 2022 – Hundreds of building trades leaders from across Canada will gather at The Westin in Ottawa next week for Canada’s Building Trades Unions’ annual conference, themed Stronger Now. The Conference, running from April 25-28, will feature CBTU’s Annual Distinction

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