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CBTU DISAPPOINTED BY TECK’S DECISION TO WITHDRAW FRONTIER OIL SANDS PROJECT APPLICATION

Feb 24, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are disappointed with the announcement that Teck Resources Ltd. has decided to withdraw its application to build the Frontier Project in Alberta. Despite the company’s significant…

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CBTU Addresses Committee on Bill C-4

Feb 19, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) Chairman of the Canadian Executive Board, Robert Kucheran, addressed the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade on Bill C-4, An Act to Implement the…

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CBTU Calls on Finance Minister to Commit to National Pharmacare Program

Feb 18, 2020

Over 170 national and provincial organizations have signed the joint Pharmacare Now Statement calling on all parties to work together to implement universal, public pharmacare within this government’s mandate. Canada’s Building…

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CBTU Canadian Conference 2020

Feb 6, 2020

The women and men that are the Building Trades are known across the industry as the safest, most-skilled and best trained. Our local unions are able to mobilize a large workforce,…

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BC SUPREME COURT REFUSES TO HEAR CBA CHARTER CHALLENGE

Feb 5, 2020

The BC Building trades welcomes today’s BC Supreme Court ruling refusing to hear the charter challenge of B.C.’s Community Benefits Agreement construction framework. “What happened today is the BC Supreme Court…

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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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