Construction key to economic revival

September 16th, 2020 Restoring B.C.’s economy to pre-COVID-19 strength will depend heavily on the construction industry, and the health of construction workers. “This pandemic demonstrates the frailty of our economy when worker health and safety is compromised...

Unions lead pandemic response

September 6, 2020 Affiliates quick to respond to needs of members, retirees, communities By David Hogben A worried world watched with growing concern in January as reports came out of China of a new, highly contagious coronavirus. Hopes that B.C. might avoid the...

Pandemic places focus on site sanitation

August 25, 2020 Executive Director’s Message by Andrew Mercier THE PAST FEW MONTHS have been marked by the emergence of the coronavirus and an unprecedented public health crisis. Construction workers have been at the front line of the pandemic, continuing to do the...

BCBT leaders working toward common purpose

August 20, 2020 President’s Message by Al Phillips LEADERSHIP. One of the things that separates the BC Building Trades from many other organizations is our leadership. Our leaders for the most part began as apprentices, just as I did, and worked their way through the...