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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

Celebrate the Worker #BehindTheHardhat This Labour Day

Today, workers will gather at fairs, festivals and parades across this country to mark Labour Day, or, like many Canadians, you may mark this as just another long weekend. I do, however, strongly encourage you, wherever you are, to take a moment to pause and remember the origins of Labour Day – a holiday Canadian

CBTU Statement Against Harassment of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland

On Friday, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland was subject to verbal harassment during her visit to Alberta. Canada’s Building Trades Unions strongly condemn these acts against the Minister. There is no room in any workplace – be it politics or otherwise – for any kind of harassment, abuse, or intimidation. Everyone

Statement on Canada Day

This Friday marks Canada Day – a day that looks different now than it used to. While Canada Day is still a day to celebrate this country, its communities, people, and accomplishments on the world stage, it is also a day to reflect on Canada’s Indigenous Peoples and the celebration of their history. The birthday

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