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John Alexander Tackaberry (Tack), age 59 of Edmonton, Alberta, passed away suddenly on October 8th, 2014 while in Kelowna, B.C.

Posted on October 9, 2014


We are saddened to advise of the sudden and unexpected passing on October 8, 2014 of our friend and brother John Tackaberry, IUPAT Local 177. John passed while attending to union business in Kelowna, BC.

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Building Trades of Alberta Chuckwagon at 2014 Canadian Chuckwagon Finals in Vegreville

Posted on September 4, 2014


Building Trades of Alberta sponsors chuckwagon at Vegreville and Bruderheim Championship Events

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Habitat for Humanity Union Built Home!

Posted on July 1, 2014


Thank you to the Building Trades of Alberta for completing the second non-jurisdictional Union Built Home!

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BTA Charitable Foundation receives $15,000.00 donation from AUPE

Posted on May 25, 2014


Warren Fraleigh, Executive Director of the Building Trades of Alberta receives $15,000.00 donation to the BTA Charitable Foundation from Guy Smith, President of AUPE

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CCA Release re Sims Report 2014-04-30

Posted on April 30, 2014


Joint Response to the Report on the Alberta Construction Labour Legislation Review. We are pleased that Mr. Sims’ report been released, and that the protracted process of reviewing the provisions of the Labour Relations Code

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BTA Media Release March 2014: Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Posted on March 6, 2014


The Building Trades of Alberta calls for more stringent oversight of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

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$200 Million for Apprenticeship Endowment

Posted on July 7, 2014


The Government of Alberta today announced a new $200 million endowment for apprenticeship training. The endowment will be administered through the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund.

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Sims Report on Construction Industry Labour Relations November 2013

Posted on November 1, 2013


Alberta Construction Labour Legislation Review

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Warren Fraleigh dropping the puck

Posted on October 19, 2013


Warren Fraleigh dropping the puck, Oil Kings vs Kootenay Ice

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Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation commits more than $549,000.00 to STARS

Posted on October 9, 2013


Edmonton, AB. Oct. 9, 2013 – STARS air ambulance will unveil the Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation’s logo on the helicopter on Friday, Oct.11 at the Edmonton base.

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