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Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) recently marked a historic occasion with the unveiling of the Canadian Building Trades Monument in Major’s Hill Park in Ottawa on May 16.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Why it is a big deal when someone has finally recognized that they need Building Trade Unions?
Friday, August 18, 2017
“It’s an exciting time for us to revisit our history,” said BCBT President Lee Loftus after the unanimous vote by B.C. Regional Council of Carpenters; Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 170; Millwrights Local 2736; and the Piledrivers Local 2404 and current Building Trades members in favor of a resolution to "endorse the principle of unity for British Columbia’s Construction Crafts and agree to fully support a re-unified Council to the benefit of all."
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Same construction work but focus moves to climate change.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Jim Sinclair, the former president of the B.C. Federation of Labour is producing a book capturing the history of the B.C. Building Trades. Check out this quick overview of our first 50 years.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

WorkSafe B.C. surpluses... It looks as though the claim that WorkSafe BC is overfunded will affect the benefits payable to workers injured or killed at work.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Students at the Finishing Trades Institute are keeping up with the fast pace of technological change that has come to the industrial painting sector.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The BC Building Trades Council’s unique partnership with UBC is having a transformative effect on research into a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The UBC research team is working to develop insulin-producing cells from stem cells that will be resistant to rejection.

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