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NORTH AMERICA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS SIGN WITH TC ENERGY TO MAKE KEYSTONE XL FIRST PIPELINE FULLY POWERED BY RENEWABLE ENERGY

– TC Energy to create Green Energy Training Fund to increase training on renewables for Building Trades Workers – Washington – January 17, 2021 – Today, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) announced their upcoming project with TC Energy to perform construction work on the renewable portion of the Keystone XL project. “With our continued

CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS STATEMENT ON THRONE SPEECH

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are pleased with the focus on jobs in today’s Throne Speech, paving the way for a fair recovery for all Canadians. “Canada’s Building Trades Unions applaud the government for a balanced approach to address the immediate issues around the COVID-19 pandemic, while planning for an economic recovery that levels the

INVESTING IN INFRASTRUCTURE MUST MEAN INVESTING IN CANADIANS

The economic impact of COVID-19 has disproportionately affected women, younger workers, and racialized Canadians. Often characterized as the “she-cession”, the overall negative economic impacts of the pandemic have been unequal. If left to run its own course without appropriate government support, the consequences of inaction will amplify the growing gap between rich and poor in

CBTU LAUNCHES VIRTUAL RECRUITMENT AND ASSESSMENT PROJECT FOR UNIONIZED CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

– Future Skills Centre Announces Support for Project to Attract Underrepresented Groups to Unionized Construction – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) announced the launch of the Virtual Recruitment and Assessment Project to enhance recruitment efforts for the Building Trades. The Virtual Recruitment and Assessment for the Unionized Construction Industry project is funded by the Government

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