Tory senators take unusual steps to force vote on controversial union bill

Jun 26, 2015

Conservative senators took the highly unusual step of overruling their own Speaker Friday in an effort to fo‎rce a controversial union disclosure bill into law before Parliament shuts down....

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First Nations group focuses on job demand

Jun 17, 2015

With Canada’s baby boomers getting set to retire and the growth of a number of industries requiring skilled workers, a major shift in the labour force is on the horizon. One group is trying to make...

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Canadian Building Trades Monument Public Art Competition

May 6, 2015

CBTU intends to create a national monument in Canada’s Capital that will celebrate the contributions made to society by the women and men who work in the building and construction trades and will...

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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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