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Statement by Canada’s Building Trades Unions on Federal Government’s Just Transition Engagement

Jul 20, 2021

Today, Executive Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, Sean Strickland, released the following statement on the Federal Government’s announcement on its Just Transition Engagement: “Canada’s Building Trades Unions welcome today’s announcement from the Federal…

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Statement on Saskatchewan Cowessess First Nation

Jun 24, 2021

Canada’s Building Trades Unions mourn for those who were discovered buried in unmarked graves near the former Marieval Indian Residential School site. We stand in solidarity with all First Nations, the…

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WE CAN DO BETTER FOR OUR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

Jun 21, 2021

On Monday, June 21st, celebrations across Canada, held virtually and in person, will take place in the name of National Indigenous Peoples Day. A day for Canadians to celebrate the cultures…

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Statement on the London Attack

Jun 8, 2021

Canada’s Building Trades Unions stand with Canada’s Muslim Community, and our thoughts and prayers go to the family of the victims. Yesterday, a senseless act of hate in London, ON took…

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Statement on the Missing Children of the Kamloops Indian Residential School

Jun 2, 2021

Executive Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, Sean Strickland released the following statement on the Missing Children of the Kamloops Indian Residential School:   Canada’s Building Trades Unions mourn the loss…

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Statement by Canada’s Building Trades Unions on Residential Retrofits

May 27, 2021

Today, Executive Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, Sean Strickland released the following statement on the Federal Government’s Announcement on the new Canada Greener Homes Grant: “Canada’s Building Trades Unions appreciates…

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Statement by CBTU on Meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau

May 20, 2021

Today, Executive Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, Sean Strickland and members of the Canadian Executive Board met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and released the following statement: “Canada’s Building Trades…

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Statement by North America’s Building Trades Unions Regarding Line 5

May 12, 2021

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…

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CBTU Statement on Budget 2021

Apr 19, 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…

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