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STATEMENT BY NORTH AMERICA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS REGARDING LINE 5

Today, President of North America’s Building Trades Unions, Sean McGarvey, and Executive Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, Sean Strickland, released the following statement after submitting an amicus curiae brief regarding the Line 5 pipeline in United States federal court: “North America’s Building Trades Unions and Canada’s Building Trades Unions are calling for the safe

CBTU STATEMENT ON BUDGET 2021

Today, the Federal Government issued Budget 2021 which included spending to address the ongoing pandemic. Sean Strickland, Executive Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions issued the following statement: “Budget 2021 illustrated what many of us know – while we’re closer to the end of the pandemic, than the beginning, we still have a lot of

CBTU PLEASED WITH GOVERNMENT REPORT TO SAVE LINE 5

CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS PLEASED WITH GOVERNMENT REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS TO DO WHAT IS NECESSARY TO SAVE LINE 5 April 15, 2021 – Today, the Special Committee on the Economic Relationship between Canada and the United States released their interim report reaffirming the importance of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline to both Canada and the US. In

CBTU PLEASED WITH INTRODUCTION OF BILL C-25

Today, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced plans to double the federal Gas Tax Fund transfer. If Bill C-25 passes, an additional $2.2 billion will flow to cities and communities, directly, across the country. Canada’s Building Trades Unions welcome today’s announcement which will inject much needed capital into municipal budgets that have been hard hit

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