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August 31, 2023 “ALL MY LIFE I’VE KNOWN I like to fix things and make stuff,” said plumber and Indigenous artist Raven Hillenbrand. “In that way, trades are somewhat similar to artwork. You make do with what you have and you make it beautiful.” A Gitxaala Nation...
August 7, 2023 SHE’S A RED SEAL INSULATOR and a culinary artist. And Lindsay Sangster isn’t afraid to admit the obvious, either. “I am a perfectionist.” That perfectionism is apparent every day on the job where she’s a metalist for West Coast Insulation. Currently,...
May 25, 2024 CHRIS GARDNER, president of the Independent Contractors and Business Association (ICBA), wrote an op-ed in the Journal of Commerce on Dec. 21, 2022, taking the B.C. government to task for trying to fix the workers’ compensation system. Gardner also...
April 12, 2023 THIS ISSUE of Tradetalk explores the journeys we take as tradespeople. From the early days in the trades to reflections after a lifetime, we’re delving into some of the places you can go. We start this issue by celebrating the opening of the Heat and...
College of the BCBT Apprenticeship Guide
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Summer 2023 Vol. 26 No. 2
In this issue
- Artists of the Trades
- Building a Family Legacy
- What’s Happening
WE ARE INVOLVED WITH WORTHWHILE CAMPAIGNS ACROSS THE REGION TO ENSURE ALL OUR MEMBERS ARE PRIMED FOR SUCCESS IN THE COMING YEARS
The BC Building Trades represents 45,000 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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We represent 45,000 highly skilled construction workers in B.C., and we are part of a network of 500,000 unionized construction workers across Canada.
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