Statement by Canada’s Building Trades Unions Regarding Federal Cabinet Appointments

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new cabinet of the 44th Parliament was sworn in at Rideau Hall. Canada’s Building Trades Unions congratulate the appointees and thank the former Cabinet Ministers for their dedication and contribution to building a better Canada. 

“Canada’s Building Trades Unions looks forward to working with new and veteran Cabinet Ministers on issues important to Building Trades members including the transitioning energy sector, support for skilled labour mobility, reforms to Employment Insurance, and supports for growing the skilled trades workforce,” said Sean Strickland, Executive Director, Canada’s Building Trades Unions. “We look forward to working closely with Cabinet Ministers in portfolios that affect the skilled trades including:

“Canada’s Building Trades Unions value our relationship with the Federal Government and the opportunity to continue to work collaboratively on issues important to Canada’s skilled trades workforce. The construction industry plays a vital role in Canada’s economy, and will continue to work alongside the federal government and build on the robust investment into the skilled trades we have seen from them over the last six years,” stated Strickland.

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