New monument honouring building trades coming to Major's Hill Park

Apr 1, 2015

The Canadian Building Trades Monument will highlight the significance and impact of the construction industry in Canada. It will also serve as a focus to remember construction workers killed or...

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National Energy Board kicks off promotional tour in Nova Scotia

Jan 29, 2015

Highlight from the news story: A contrary voice emerged at the protest in favour of the Energy East pipeline. It came from Andrew Dawson, the Atlantic representative for Canada's Building Trades...

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions pleased with Canada Apprentice Loan launch earlier this month

Jan 16, 2015

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Employment Minister Jason Kenney recently announced the program launch of the Canada Apprentice Loan in Delta, BC.  This program puts skilled trades learners on par...

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Energy Development

Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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Mobility

Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a Construction Mobility Tax Credit—a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily relocate for work.

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Pipelines

Pipelines

CBTU’s campaign in support of pipeline projects is designed to educate the public in communities located along key routes about the benefits of these projects.

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