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Building a Family Legacy – Red Seal father and apprentice son work side by side on Cowichan District Hospital replacement project
July 7, 2023 IT WAS ONE OF HIS FAVOURITE THINGS to do as a kid. While most everyone else in the house was sleeping, 12-year-old Cletus Daniels would get up at the crack of dawn, throw on some clothes and grab some breakfast for the big day ahead. He was going to work...
June 21, 2023 SEVENTY-FIVE PER CENT of tradespeople are nervous about what the future holds when it comes to finding jobs in clean energy, according to a 2021 survey from Abacus Data. But should they be? “Building a sustainable economy means not only recognizing and...
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...
November 25, 2022 IN CANADA, THE law is clear: employers may request medical information from their employees in certain situations. However, when an employer can make requests and what they can request continues to be a thorny matter of conflict. Often, even when the...
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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