2014 Building Trades Conference - Overview, Resources and Testimonials

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Building Trades of Alberta – Immediate Job Opportunity as a Public Relations Specialist

The Building Trades of Alberta is hiring! We have an immediate opening for a Public Relations Specialist. If you think you have what it takes we want to hear from you. A description of the position can be found here.


The Building Trades Helps Support Bobsledder Alysia Rissling Follow Her Dreams!

"I have to thank you and the Building Trades of Alberta for your generous support. The financial aid could not have come at a more desperate time, and it means the world to have people interested in my journey and wanting me to succeed. "


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“Work a Better Life” Campaign
Brothers and Sisters, We’re about to embark on an exciting new path at the BTA—one that I hinted at back in September. On January 26, we’ll be launching our “Work a Better Life” campaign, a 12-week undertaking to raise our public profile and, hopefu...
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Bargaining Process Update
Brothers and Sisters, As you may know, the 21 affiliated unions of the Building Trades of Alberta have been in negotiations for the 2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement since September of 2014. As the New Year approaches, and with ratification votes...
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Info on the Calgary Do It For Dads walk/run: - When: Sunday, June 21, 2015 - Registration Open: 8AM - Walk/Run Start Time: 10AM - Location: Eau Claire Market - 200 Barclay Parade SW The Southern locals team is called "Building Trades of Alberta"
Registration Open: 8AMWalk/Run Start Time: 10AMLocation: Eau Claire Market - 200 Barclay Parade SW5k walk/runAdditional Information: Join us after the run for lots of great food, prizes and live enter
Registration Open: 8AMWalk/Run Start Time: 10AMLocation: Eau Claire Market - 200 Barclay Parade SW5k walk/runAdditional Information: Join us after the run for lots of great food, prizes and live entertainment.Parking Details: More information coming soon!Tips for event day: Dogs and strollers are we…
Info on the Edmonton Do It For Dads walk/run: - When: Sunday, June 21, 2015 - Registration Open: 8AM - Walk/Run Start Time: 9:30AM - Location: Sir Wilfred Laurier Park - 13221 Buena Vista Rd NW The Northern locals team is called "Building Trades of Alberta North"
Registration Open: 8AMWalk/Run Start Time: 9:30AMLocation: Sir Wifred Laurier Park - 13221 Buena Vista Rd NW1.6km or 5k walk/runAdditional Information: Join us after the event for live entertainent, r
Registration Open: 8AMWalk/Run Start Time: 9:30AMLocation: Sir Wifred Laurier Park - 13221 Buena Vista Rd NW1.6km or 5k walk/runAdditional Information: Join us after the event for live entertainent, refreshments and more!Parking Details: Parking is available at Laurier Park with additional parking a…
Everyone likes a little friendly competition, right? Well, we've got one for you! The BTA Charitable Foundation is sponsoring the Do It For Dads walk/run in support of Prostate Cancer Canada and we want to see who can raise the most funds - our Northern or Southern locals! We're challenging our BTA members to make an account, join the appropriate team (North or South), and get pledges to take part in the Do It For Dads walk! We're going to post the Edmonton and Calgary event info in a few moments - get involved!
This week's raffle winners have been announced. It was a special draw, too, because we double the ticket price from $10 to $20 on the draw before a long weekend... At KBR Mod Yard, our winner is Les S. (ticket #53) for $3,472, and at Shell Scotford, it's Eon G. (ticket #7909) for $6,454! Congratulations, and have a fantastic weekend!
Here's info on the Calgary Do It For Dads walk/run: http://t.co/aWM5Npzrgq #yyc Join team "Building Trades of Alberta"!
Here's info on the Edmonton Do It For Dads walk/run: http://t.co/mziYTo5F8X #yeg Join team "Building Trades of Alberta North"!
Create a profile, sign up for the appropriate team (Northern or Southern), and start taking pledges! http://t.co/2FFNig29Rp

THE SKILLED TRADES ADVANTAGE

 

The Building Trades of Alberta is about PEOPLE, PARTNERSHIPS and COMMUNITY. We represent 75,000 skilled building trades professionals working in 16 trade unions in Alberta. We provide solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing industry in an energy conscious world.

  • We work on Industrial, commercial, and institutional construction projects – as well as on maintenance projects – throughout Alberta.
  • We partner with contractors and employers to deliver projects on budget and on schedule.
  • We provide the most reliable, productive, and safest building trades workforce available.
  • We believe in investing in our people. We are the largest supporters of apprenticeship and training for building trades workers in the private sector. Our union training facilities and programs set the standard in the construction industry.
  • We believe in investing in Alberta and in our communities. Through the Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation, our members have donated over $5 million to worthwhile charities throughout Alberta.

Who are the Building Trades of Alberta members? We are your friends, your neighbours, and the volunteers that make our Alberta communities better places to live.