Canada's Heat and Frost Insulators Mark National Day of Mourning With Call for a Comprehensive Ban on Asbestos

Apr 28, 2016

(Marketwired - April 28, 2016) - Today, on the National Day of Mourning for workers killed, injured or made ill on the job, the union representing Canada's Heat and Frost Insulators is calling on...

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions endorse maternal leave proposal

Apr 27, 2016

Several trade organizations have endorsed a private member’s bill advocating for pregnant women working in skilled trades to have access to maternity benefits sooner because it would eliminate...

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BC announces partnership with Build Together to enhance mentorship for women and apprentices

Apr 11, 2016

Today at the B.C. Building Trades 2016 convention, Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour, announced an investment of $400,000 through a...

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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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