Construction employment up - 2/8/2013
Canada's construction workforce grew as major projects and industrial maintenance provide employment.
Labour is key to being an energy superpower - 12/6/2012
For six years now Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been referring to Canada as “an emerging energy superpower.” It is a very ambitious goal that comes with significant geopolitical clout, the likes of which this country has not enjoyed in decades, if ever. And it will not be achieved without considerable public policy action, especially from the federal government.
Canadians for Tax Fairness get it wrong on Mining sector and Carbon Tax - 11/5/2012
Canada’s mining and natural resource extraction sectors are game changes for construction workers across Canada . Skilled trades go to work every day in the natural resource sector - more than 45% of the national membership of the Canadian Building Trades is actively engaged in oil and gas in some way on a daily basis
A Kitimat Refinery ? - 9/5/2012
Watch Bob Blakely talk a Kitimat refinery originally aired on Alberta Primetime last month....