CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS 2022 CONFERENCE APRIL 25-28, 2022

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 Awards, plenary speeches from government, labour, industry and business leaders on the changing economy, major projects, recovering from COVID-19 and new and emerging technologies. On Thursday, April 28, we will mark the Day of Mourning with a national ceremony at Canada's Building Trades Workers Monument located in Major’s Hill Park, Ottawa, ON.

What:            CBTU Annual Conference - ‘Stronger Now’

When:           CBTU Distinction Awards – 5:30 PM EST Monday, April 25, 2022

                        Plenaries 9:00 AM EST Tuesday April 26, Wednesday, April 27, 2022

National Day of Mourning Ceremony 11:00 AM EST Thursday, April 28, 2022

Who:              Labour, government, industry and business leaders

Where:           4th Floor, The Westin, 11 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON

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Media Contact:

Kate Walsh 613-298-0652 kwalsh@buildingtrades.ca

Media need to be credentialed to attend.

About CBTU

Canada’s Building Trades Unions are an alliance of 14 international unions in the construction, maintenance and fabrication industries that collectively represent 600,000 skilled trades workers in Canada. Each year, our unions and our signatory contractor partners invest over $300 million in private sector money to fund and operate over 195 apprenticeship training and education facilities across Canada that produce the safest, most highly trained and productive skilled craft workers found anywhere in the world. Canada’s Building Trades Unions represent members who work in more than 60 different trades and occupations, and generate six per cent of Canada’s GDP. For more information, go to www.buildingtrades.ca

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