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CBTU Calls on Federal Government to Approve Teck’s Frontier Oil Sands Project

Jan 9, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) has sent a formal request to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, encouraging the approval of Teck Resources Ltd. Frontier Project…

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CBTU Letter to Minister Qualtrough on EI Reform

Dec 12, 2019

Recently, with a number of partners, Canada’s Building Trades Unions participated in a forum on Employment Insurance and as a result of the discussions that took place, sent a letter to…

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CBTU Statement on USMCA

Dec 12, 2019

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) has issued the following statement in response to the ratification of USMCA:   Canada’s Building Trades Unions congratulates the Government of Canada for the work done…

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Dec 6, 2019

Canada’s Building Trades Unions recognize December 6 as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.     Thirty-years ago today, a man walked into Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique…

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CBTU Response to Throne Speech

Dec 6, 2019

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) has issued the following statement in response to the Federal Government’s Throne Speech:     Canada’s Building Trades Unions is pleased with the support demonstrated for…

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Save the Date: CBTU Conference 2020

Nov 29, 2019

Canada’s Building Trades Unions annual conference is scheduled for May 11 – 14, 2020     It will take place at the Hilton Lac Leamy, in Gatineau, QC. More details to…

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CBTU Congratulates New Federal Cabinet Ministers

Nov 20, 2019

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) congratulate the newly appointed Prime Minister’s Cabinet. The CBTU values the relationship with the Federal Government and the opportunity to continue to work collaboratively with them…

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Pharmacare Now: Coalition Releases Joint Statement

Nov 20, 2019

Over 150 national and provincial organizations from all regions across Canada released a joint statement calling on the new federal government to immediately implement universal, public pharmacare. The Pharmacare Now statement is supported…

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CBTU Remembrance Day Message: Director

Nov 11, 2019

This Remembrance Day, I want to take a moment to thank all those who have served and continue to serve our nation – those who sacrifice plenty and ask for little…

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Build Together Partners with LeanIn.Org

Nov 6, 2019

  Women continue to make up less than five per cent of the construction workforce. Build Together: Women of the Building Trades has made significant strides over the years to develop…

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