CBTU Statement on Labour Day

This Labour Day, let’s remember the reason for the holiday. Labour Day is, first and foremost, a day to mark workers’ sacrifices and contributions to our country. For the Building Trades, it’s a day to show our pride in the things we build, and the things that are possible because of what we build –

CBTU Statement on Cabinet Shuffle

Today, the Prime Minister unveiled a new Cabinet that is dedicated to making life more affordable for Canadians and building a strong economic future. Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) looks forward to working with the new Ministry. “Over the last several years, the Building Trades have worked closely with Cabinet members on policies that will

CBTU Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

This year, Canadians honour and celebrate the contributions and heritage of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples throughout Canada’s history on the fifth annual National Indigenous People’s Day. June 21, the summer solstice and longest day of the year, was chosen because many Indigenous communities celebrate their culture and heritage today. But even the longest

Statement by Canada’s Building Trades Unions on Sustainable Jobs Legislation

Today, the Government of Canada tabled Bill C-50 “An Act respecting accountability, transparency and engagement to support the creation of sustainable jobs for workers and economic growth in a net-zero economy”. The legislation is aimed at addressing Canada’s transition to a carbon neutral economy, legislation Canada’s Building Trades Unions has been anticipating and advocating for.

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