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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.

Monday, June 05, 2017

A report released by the Canada Revenue Agency on Friday confirms Canada's personal income "tax gap" hit $8.7 billion for 2014 – a large portion of which comes out of the underground economy.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Today’s announcement by John Horgan and the BC NDP commits to using British Columbians to build BC. For nearly two decades, BC construction workers have found themselves standing on the outside of BC public infrastructure projects watching workers from other parts of Canada and indeed Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) do their jobs.

Friday, March 31, 2017

The BC Building Trades was encouraged by today’s announcement by the province that it would match the federal commitment for transit in Metro Vancouver.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The BC Building Trades was offended and outraged to hear the BC Liberal government announce it would redirect tens of millions of dollars in funds to employers and away from injured workers.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The BC Building Trades welcomed the 2017 budget commitment by the Federal Government to fund the Metro Mayor’s Transit Plan. At the same time, the Council was disappointed to see the Province refuse to move its share of funding from 33% - 40%.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

“At the bottom of all the tributes paid to democracy is the little man, walking in to the little booth, with a little pencil, making a little cross on a little bit of paper - no amount of rhetoric or voluminous discussion can possibly diminish the overwhelming importance of that point.” - Winston Churchill, House of Commons, Oct. 31, 1944 

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