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.


Government of Alberta's 2015 Budget Released

The Government of Alberta's 2015 budget for the province was released on March 26, 2015.


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Learning to Toot Our Own Horn - A message from Robert Blakely Director of Canadian Affairs, Canada's Building Trades Unions
This is my initial foray into blogging!  It is easy to suggest that we should just move with the times but, I always have a nagging feeling that we lose some of the art of communication between people by relying on “electronic” means. Who knows,...
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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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This weekend is the Battle of the Trades! Here's a look at the schedule of events:
The Tripartite Safety Leadership Initiative for April 2015 is out now:
The Local 222 started their own team for the Do It For Dads walk, and they've already raised almost $1,000! Way to go, guys!
Join me at the Do it for Dad’s Walk Run & help raise funds for Prostate Cancer Canada. Register now!
Join me at the Do it for Dad’s Walk Run & help raise funds for Prostate Cancer Canada. Register now!
We're looking for volunteers to help run our new raffle at Northwest Redwater (NWR). Email clunn[at]bta.ca if you're interested in helping!
This weekend is the Battle of the Trades! Here's a look at the schedule of events: #yeg #yyc http://t.co/Lfli3FK060
The Tripartite Safety Leadership Initiative for April 2015 is out now: http://t.co/yIWiFZAv9V
Our Local 222 started their own team for @ProstateCancerC's Do It For Dads walk! Almost $1K raised already! http://t.co/43Bm7Qzgq0
We're looking for volunteers to help run our new raffle at Northwest Redwater (NWR). Email clunn[at]bta.ca if you're interested in helping!

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.