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CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS SPEAK WITH MINISTER OF INFRASTRUCTURE TO DISCUSS IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON WORKERS

Apr 3, 2020

Leaders of Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) participated in a call with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, to discuss the impact the COVID-19 crisis is having on…

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CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS PLEASED WITH KEYSTONE XL ANNOUNCEMENT

Apr 1, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions are pleased with the announcement from TC Energy Corp. stating that construction will proceed on the Keystone XL pipeline project. “At a time of uncertainty, the positive…

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CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS SPEAK WITH MINISTER OF LABOUR TO DISCUSS MEMBER CONCERNS AROUND COVID-19

Apr 1, 2020

Leaders of Canada’s Building Trades Unions participated in a call with the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, to reiterate the need for strong health and safety measures in place on…

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BUILDING TRADE UNION MEMBERS DONATE MASKS TO SUPPORT FRONTLINE WORKERS AGAINST COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020

Canada is facing an unprecedented time with the spread of COVID-19 putting extreme strains on our health care system and supplies. Canada’s Building Trades Unions has announced a partnership with the…

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CBTU STATEMENT ON CANADA’S APPOINTED AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES

Mar 27, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) congratulate Canada’s newly-appointed Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman. The CBTU values the relationship with the Federal Government, and has worked with Ambassador Hillman, in…

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CBTU Urges Government to Support Construction Workers Amidst COVID-19

Mar 18, 2020

In the days, weeks, and possibly months ahead, workers will face critical decisions to stay at home, as suggested by the Government of Canada, the World Health Organization and many health…

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CBTU Initial Guidance on COVID-19

Mar 13, 2020

Initial Guidance on COVID-19 To date, COVID-19 has been characterized as a pandemic worldwide. In response to the construction industry’s questions regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, the following are steps everyone should…

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CBTU Statement on COVID-19

Mar 13, 2020

Greetings, I am writing to keep you updated on the current status of the 2020 Canadian Conference. As you can imagine, we have been monitoring the situation associated with the outbreak…

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Enhancing Pre-Apprentice and Apprentice Training Tools Project

Mar 10, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions, along with SkillPlan, BC Colleges and the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation, are pleased to announce the Enhancing Pre-Apprentice and Apprentice Training Tools Project.  Funded by the…

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International Women’s Day 2020: CBTU Statement

Mar 6, 2020

On March 8, Canada’s Building Trades Unions is proud to join the world in celebrating International Women’s Day. Across the country, Building Trades members are participating in women’s activism and events,…

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