Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: labour

B.C. names new Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has named Rob Fleming as the province’s new Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure. Fleming was first election to the legislative...

Ontario investing in youth programs to promote skilled trades

The Ontario Government is investing $43 million in expanded youth training programs to help increase awareness and encourage youth to acquire the skills that...

Ontario allowing some construction to run 24 hours

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, Ontario is extending construction hours for essential construction projects, like critical projects in the health care sector,...

CBTU members donating protective gear to frontline workers

Canada’s Building Trades Unions has announced a partnership with Canada’s Federation of Nurses Unions to donate extra N-95 respirator masks and other protective equipment...

McNaughton issues statement on construction site safety

Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, issued the following statement regarding health and safety on construction sites: "The health and safety of...

A moment to give thanks

It has been a difficult few weeks. Some have lost their job, some have watched loved ones fight a disease that they can’t understand,...

New program building skilled trades opportunities for B.C.’s Indigenous communities

More than 475 people in Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia are gaining skills to succeed in high-opportunity trades careers, with six new two-year training...

B.C. training program helping women secure roadbuilding jobs

Women in the Lower Mainland will get training and work experience in the road-building industry, giving them opportunities for job success and improved lives,...

Coates elected president of the Ontario Federation of Labour

Patty Coates is the first woman to be elected president of the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL). Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) delegates have...