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MANITOBA BUILDING TRADES HOLDS GRAND OPENING OF $15 MILLION SKILLED TRADES TRAINING FACILITY

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Building Trades (MBT) unveiled its new $15 million skilled trades training facility, Manitoba Building Trades Institute (MBTI) on August 18th, 2021. Located in central Winnipeg, MBTI will support the critical need for skilled trade workers in Manitoba through a coordinated model of recruitment, training, employment, and advancement to ensure entry and retention

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

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