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BTA’s Partnership with MMIP Family Matters LTD.

In May of this year, Canada's House of Commons voted to declare a national emergency around this issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous People. This declaration is meant to address this ongoing crisis that continues to devastate communities across this country....

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Happy Labour Day!

Happy Labour Day from the Building Trades of Alberta. As we celebrate this long weekend, it's important to remember why we honour this occasion. Since the advent of labour unions, the quality of workers' lives has vastly improved. From having scheduled work week, to...

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John Tackaberry Future Leaders Award 2023!

Are you a Building Trades of Alberta apprentice who's passionate about leadership? Do you show drive and commitment to be a leader at home, on the worksite and in your community? Then enter to win the John Tackaberry Future Leaders Award and $1,000. John was a father,...

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Working Across Party Lines

On the fourth of August, the Building Trades of Alberta met with Premier Danielle Smith and Matt Jones, Minister of Jobs Economy and Trade. The discussion covered a variety of issues facing our members and the Alberta skilled trades, from amending certain provisions...

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Local 1999 is a Threat to Alberta Workers

The National Construction Council (NCC), Local 1999 says that they’re a “game changer” for the future of construction. “Game fixer” is more like it. Contracts signed by Local 1999 result in sub-standard agreements that, in the long-term will cause irreparable damage...

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