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


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

Executive Director Sean Strickland CBC Radio Metro Morning Interview

On April 11th, CBTU Executive Director Sean Strickland appeared on CBC Radio Metro Morning to discuss Budget 2022 and the inclusion of a Labour Mobility Tax Deduction for tradespeople – one measure that should help skilled trades workers travel to where the work is.  Listen to the full interview below. 

Executive Director Sean Strickland CBC Radio Ottawa Morning Interview

On April 13, 2022, CBTU Executive Director Sean Strickland appeared on the CBC Radio Ottawa Morning show to discuss the challenge in meeting the demand for skilled trades workers over the next 5-10 years as the housing industry sets targets for hundreds of thousands of new builds. Strickland spoke about incentives and supports to bring more people into

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