Statement by Canada’s Building Trades Unions on Sustainable Jobs Plan
Today, the Government of Canada published its Sustainable Jobs Plan. The plan includes 10 key action areas including establishing government bodies to support sustainable jobs; improving labour market data collection; and actions to motivate investors and industry leadership to support workers. Legislation is set to be tabled later this year, which will lay out a
Canada’s Gas Energy Industry launches Energy for a Secure Future
(Ottawa, ON) Canada’s Gas Energy industry is pleased to announce the launch of Energy for a Secure Future (ESF). ESF is a non-partisan civil society initiative that brings together Canadian business leaders, Indigenous peoples, organizations, and experts to implement a new vision for Canada’s gas energy and infrastructure. ESF seeks to: advance reconciliation, reduce global emissions, and help
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada Statement
On this day 33 years ago, 14 women studying at the École Polytechnique in Montreal were murdered; it was the second deadliest mass shooting in Canadian history. On December 6, we observe the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. This day takes place during the 16 Days of Activism
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.