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We represent 25 local craft construction unions belonging to 13 international unions. Our 40,000 highly skilled members account for approximately 55 per cent of the non-residential construction labour force in B.C.
BCBT takes issue with report on substance use in the construction industry
March 13, 2023 Response to Blueprint for Action in BC Report The ‘Construction Safety and Substance Use: Blueprint for Action in BC’ report was recently released. It was sponsored by the employer association BC Construction Safety Alliance. An initial review of the...
Labour availability, support for transitioning workers remain key priorities for budget 2023
February 15, 2023 TO ENSURE WORKERS’ voices are heard, Canada’s Building Trades Unions has made pre-budget submissions to the federal government, outlining the priorities of the building trades for the year ahead. “It was through early and consistent advocacy that the...
President’s Message – Mentoring apprentices key to organizing
January 18, 2023 IN EARLY OCTOBER, affiliates of the BC Building Trades and their delegates met at our 50th Annual Constitutional Convention and annual general meeting in Victoria, B.C. The event was well attended, and we had several guest speakers who addressed the...
Executive Director’s Message – Give this magazine to someone who belongs in the trades
December 13, 2022 FOR TOO MANY YOUNG people, the option of pursuing a career in the skilled trades is never offered. They simply don’t know about the opportunities that exist. We’re on a mission to change that by reaching out to as many prospective apprentices as we...
College of the BCBT Apprenticeship Guide
College of the BC Building Trades Apprenticeship Guide
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Winter 2022 Vol. 25 No. 4
In this issue
- Best Premier Construction Workers Ever Had
- Apprenticeship Issue
- Deconstructing the Barge
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The BC Building Trades represents 40,000 highly skilled construction workers in British Columbia. Our members work in the industrial, commercial, institutional and residential sectors building our communities.
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