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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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Election 2019: Liberals form Minority Government

Oct 22, 2019

I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you who exercised your democratic right by getting to the polls and casting your ballot. I would also like to thank…

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CBTU Letter to Federal Leaders

Oct 15, 2019

On behalf of Building Trades members, we have sent a letter to leaders of the main political parties, to ask them where they stand and to support our members who build…

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CBTU Takes a Look at Party Platforms

Oct 11, 2019

The federal election is set for October 21st, and is quickly approaching. Every election, political parties release policies in various categories that Canadians want to know about, in order to gain…

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Labour Day: WE COUNT!

Aug 30, 2019

For many, Labour Day marks the end of summer and, like the school bell signals back to routines and homework for kids, it’s also a good reminder of the important work…

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NB Building Trades Call for Inquiry on Caraquet Shipyard

Aug 28, 2019

The New Brunswick Building Trades Unions are perplexed by Groupe Ocean’s claim that there is a shortage of qualified Electricians in the Province of New Brunswick. Further, using this as justification…

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