Pipelines Connect Jobs -- Why the Disconnect?

Oct 29, 2014

BY CHRISTOPHER SMILLIE  Senior Advisor, Government Relations and Public Affairs Canadian Building Trades Pipelines deliver energy directly to consumers or to industry and have operated safely in...

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions: How One Union is Fighting for Canada’s Economic Future

Oct 1, 2014

Representing 15 unions and 60 different skilled trades, Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) has the job of keeping the construction industry in Canada safe, high-paying and fair. These challenges...

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Canada Should Look to the U.S. for Skilled Workers

Sep 8, 2014

BY CHRISTOPHER SMILLIE  Senior Advisor, Government Relations and Public Affairs Canadian Building Trades This past Thursday, September 4, Ottawa hosted an Executive Steering Committee Meeting...

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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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