Executive Director Terry Parker
Prior to serving as the Executive Director of the BTA, Terry was the Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Building Trades Council for twelve years. Terry worked as a glazier and before becoming the ED for SBTC, he worked as a Business Agent for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. His extensive time in leadership roles has given him a wealth of experience in the unionized construction and maintenance industries.
Terry is a graduate of the University of Manitoba where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
His dedication to the labour movement and to the safety and welfare of the unionized workers he represents is evident in the actions he takes and the decisions he makes every day.
EDMONTON – Division 7.1 within Bill 32, Balancing Alberta’s Workplaces Act, tabled today in the Alberta legislature would, upon approval, allow greater competition in the way project collective agreements in the province are negotiated, says the Building Trades of Alberta [...]
EDMONTON, AB - With National Indigenous Peoples' Day approaching June 21, the Building Trades of Alberta is launching phase one of its Path Forward campaign, which aims to instill hope and a sense of belonging among Alberta's Indigenous youth through [...]
CALGARY – The Building Trades of Alberta is pleased the City of Calgary will move forward with Stage 1 of the Green Line LRT mega project following a 14-1 council vote yesterday. “Not only will the Green Line project create [...]
CALGARY – Building trades union locals from southern Alberta will donate $5,000 to the Wood Buffalo Food Bank to help the community continue its recovery from the devastating flood that hit the area last month. United Association of Plumbers and [...]