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BTA Media Release March 2014: Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Recent abuses of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program have raised concerns among Albertans. The Building Trades of Alberta supports strict adherence to the rules of the Temporary Foreign Worker program as an essential plank in Alberta’s economic growth – while insisting on the protection of Canadians’ jobs.

Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation commits more than $549,000 to STARS

altSTARS air ambulance will unveil the Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation’s logo on the helicopter on Friday, Oct.11 at the Edmonton base. This logo unveiling will recognize the organization’s commitment of more than $549,000 to STARS. The logo will be revealed on the helicopter’s tailfin, a place reserved for donors who have pledged $500,000 or more to the organization.

Building Trades of Alberta Goes to Europe in the Pursuit of Available Skilled Tradespeople

James Gibbins, Executive Director of Building Trades of Alberta, is en-route to Ireland to continue discussions with officials about the availability of highly skilled trades people who are unemployed and seeking work in Canada or Australia.

Day of Mourning

The Day of Mourning recognizes all workers who have lost their lives due to workplace injuries and diseases.

Notice of Change of Subsistence Rates

Subsistence rates in select Alberta communities from the Construction Labour Relations in Alberta Association website.