Annual BCBT golf tourney raises more than $40,000 for charity

Annual BCBT golf tourney raises more than $40,000 for charity

The UBC Centre for Research in Childhood Diabetes and Variety the Children’s Charity will share in more than $40,000 raised at this year’s BC Building Trades golf tournament. “It was our most successful fundraising tourney ever,” says Nancy Antolcic, owner of Nancy...
IBEW Local 230 partners with HeroWork

IBEW Local 230 partners with HeroWork

By Cory McGregor Business Representative,  International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 230 HeroWork was originally created to improve the state of buildings that house charities.  For years, the charitable sector has faced increased demand and decreased...

CBAs put communities first and challenge corporate myths

By M. Malatesta Construction workers and many local communities are looking with hope to the B.C. government’s new Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) program for long-term improvements in the economy and work opportunities. As public construction projects move into...

Video counselling can help remote clients

By Jason McBain Qualified BC Building Trades members can get counselling support even if they’re working in construction camps or living outside the Lower Mainland. The Construction Industry Rehabilitation Plan program is designed to provide mental health and...