News

Check back regularly for news about our upcoming projects, industry insights or developments that affect any of the building trades unions.

Mental Health – Connecting the Dots

Feb 20, 2018

As I sat down to write this, I thought, “what can I say about mental health that hasn’t already been […]

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Deadline approaching for the ACTIMS Women In Trades Awards/Bursaries Program

Feb 16, 2018

Are you, or do you know a female member of The Building Trades in Canada who demonstrates integrity, excellence, and […]

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Diversity, Inclusion, Respect… 2018 Canada’s Building Trades Union Annual Conference

Feb 16, 2018

Diversity brings strength to our organizations and diverse workers bring many gifts to our workplaces. Inclusion allows all individuals to […]

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NextGen: The IBEW’s Initiative for Today’s Young Worker

Jan 19, 2018

Millennials. The term draws eye rolls from older generations. The first and oldest millennial today is 35 years of age. […]

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New Booklet designed for Indigenous Awareness within the building trades

Dec 13, 2017

Build Together, Indigenous Peoples of the Building Trades are proud to launch two documents;  one is on Indigenous Allyship, a […]

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Why is everyone talking about mentorship?

Dec 13, 2017

Perspective from Canada’s Building Trades Unions Mentorship Alliance Why is there so much talk these days about workplace mentoring? The […]

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Opportunity for Women in Trades from Métis Nation of Ontario!

Nov 20, 2017

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is offering a fully funded eight-month training program with an eight-week work placement in […]

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How do we successfully recruit and retain more Indigenous Youth in the skilled construction trades?

Nov 16, 2017

To answer this question we need to start a dialogue on the barriers that many Indigenous Peoples and youth face; […]

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Reports on women in the trades now available online

Nov 14, 2017

The final reports for each of the completed Women in Trades Projects are now available on the WorkBC website. Follow […]

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B.C. – Paving the way for women to thrive in the building trades

Nov 14, 2017

Women entering or currently in a career in the building trades can look forward to improved workplace supports, services and […]

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