Skill. Value. Safety.
Building Trades of Alberta
We coordinate and promote the interests of 18 Alberta local trade unions whose 60,000 members work in the residential, commercial and industrial construction, maintenance, and fabrication industries.
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Apprentices and Training
The BTA affiliated unions provide the best safety training and skills training in the industry. Working with our industry partners, the BTA and its locals promote careers in the building trades through visits to high schools, trade fairs, scholarships, and much more.
Build Together is committed to highlighting rewarding careers in the unionized skilled trades to underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous, youth, and new Canadians.
Trade Winds to Success
Trade Winds to Success is a partnership initiated by the Union Training Trust Fund partners with Alberta Indigenous communities to increase the number of Indigenous people in the trades.
The Skilled Trades Advantage
The BTA coordinates and promotes the interests of 18 Alberta local skilled trades unions, whose more than 60,000 members work in the residential, commercial and industrial construction, maintenance, and fabrication industries.
- promotes a safe industry
- works to influence legislation, regulation, and government sentiment toward organized labor
- creates and participates in alliances and partnerships with owners and contractors
- participates in boards, associations, committees and other industry groups
- develops programs that support under-represented groups in the trades
- develops programs that highlight the value of unionized labour in order to help create more work opportunities for our members
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Today marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a time to pause, reflect and remember the atrocities that occurred to Indigenous Peoples – mostly children – at residential schools across the country. It’s also a time to listen to and honour survivors, their families and communities. Please see and share the video message […]
The GPMC/NMC Charity Committee needs your assistance in identifying Alberta Local Union Members who are actively involved in assisting a charity within their community or have been actively involved in their community through volunteering. Please see below letter and application form for more information. Charity Committee letter GPMC/NMC Charity Committee application
Oh behalf of BTA’s 60,000 members from 18 Alberta union locals across the province, we’d like to wish you all a happy and safe Labour Day! We’d also like to encourage you to remember why we celebrate this day, and the crucial role organized labour has played to improve working conditions for everyone. From better […]