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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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CBTU Pleased with Government Report to Save Line 5

Apr 15, 2021

CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS PLEASED WITH GOVERNMENT REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS TO DO WHAT IS NECESSARY TO SAVE LINE 5 April 15, 2021 – Today, the Special Committee on the Economic Relationship between…

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CBTU Pleased with Introduction of Bill C-25

Mar 25, 2021

Today, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced plans to double the federal Gas Tax Fund transfer. If Bill C-25 passes, an additional $2.2 billion will flow to cities and communities, directly, across the country. Canada’s…

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CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS CALL FOR GOVERNMENT TO DO WHATEVER NECESSARY TO SAVE LINE 5

Mar 18, 2021

March 18, 2021 – Today, Canada’s Building Trades Unions Executive Director, Sean Strickland, addressed the House of Commons Special Committee on the Economic Relationship between Canada and the United States to…

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