COVID-19 resources

||COVID-19 resources
COVID-19 resources

This page is to help Building Trades of Alberta members and partners stay up-to-date on COVID-19 information from governments, BTA and industry.

COVID-19 news and developments are happening fast and this page will be updated with the latest relevant information as things change. Stay safe.

Important COVID-19 information: 

BTA quick info: COVID-19 federal supports

Alberta COVID-19 info

Canada COVID-19 info 

Global COVID-19 info 

BTA member updates:

BTA encourages contractors to apply for Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (April 24, 2020)

COVID-19 at Kearl Lake (April 17, 2020)

BTA bargaining pause response (April 13, 2020)

COVID-19: WCB update (April 8, 2020)

BTA request to pause bargaining to protect health and safety rejected by CLRA, final decision lies with Framework Bargaining Coordinator (April 7, 2020)

Ensuring BTA member health & safety paramount amidst outbreak (March 31, 2020)

Scotford upgrader turnaround delayed (March 26, 2020)

Borealis camp worker tests negative for COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)

Suncor projects postponed (March 23, 2020)

Possible COVID-19 at Borealis camp (March 20, 2020)

Building Trades of Alberta speaks with Federal Labour Minister Tassi on COVID-19 ( March 19, 2020)

Syncrude to delay spring shutdown (March 15, 2020) 

Social distancing policy in place – BTA office closed (March 13, 2020) 

COVID-19 declared global pandemic  – BTA in contact with owners, contractors (March 11, 2020) 


BTA letter to CLRA – CEWS (May 4, 2020)

BTA request to pause negotiations letter (April 6, 2020)

BTA Inter Pipeline support letter (April 1, 2020)

CMOH 15-person gathering exemption letter for industrial work camps (March 30, 2020)

Richard (don’t be a dick) posters: 

Stay home if you’re sick – construction

Stay home if you’re sick – culinary 

Social distancing