Homepage

Latest News & Opinion

Thursday, April 28, 2016

BC Building Trades Calls for Immediate Action on National Day of Mourning

Monday, April 04, 2016

Thereis a truism that states “If it isn’t broke don’t fix it.” But irrespective of the success of the Allied Hydro Agreement, BC Hydro decided to build what is likely the last dam on the Peace River under the open-managed-site model.

Monday, April 04, 2016

Glaziers, members of District Council 38 of the Painters and Allied Trades Workers, are working on some of the most challenging structures in the Vancouver area: the Telus Garden, the Trump Tower, and the MMP Tower.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

A Freedom of Information request made by the BC Building Trades on December 3rd has finally returned a response from BC Hydro after 103 days. In the response, BC Hydro confirmed only 65% of the 482 construction workers on the Site C project in November were from BC.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Vancouver, BC.   —  A company contracted by BC Hydro to help build the Site C dam is advertising for a human resources assistant to find temporary foreign workers for the construction of the $8.8 billion taxpayer-funded project. 

Thursday, February 11, 2016

I did two amazing things over the Thanksgiving week–I got the garden ready for winter and I voted in the advance poll for the federal election. If you are a gardener or someone who believes in the electoral process you absolutely have to be an optimist. Planting seeds or seedlings seems like such an enormous gamble in the spring and voting for people who may have their fingers crossed while making promises is also an act of enormous faith.  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

As a skilled tradesperson, quality is your “trade” mark. You strive to be the best and you take pride in your workmanship. You have the qualifications and the skills, but do you have the tools necessary to file your tax return? 

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Three days after the federal election, on Oct. 22, Kyle Downie, CEO of Skillplan, and Bob Blakely, Canadian operating officer for Canada’s Building Trades Unions, met with federal government officials from the Ministry of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in Ottawa to discuss problems with the Canada Job Grant.

Tweets & Tubes

Latest Tweet from a BCBT Friend

Latest from YouTube Friends

 

 

Career Starter

Looking for a career with a good, high paying future?
Use the tools below to get started...

 Find a trade  Start an apprenticeship

Building Trades Events

May 30, 2016

« prevMay, 2016next »
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

On May 10, 2016

11

On May 11, 2016

12

On May 12, 2016

13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

On June 8, 2016

9

On June 9, 2016

10
11

» Full Calendar» List of EventsLegend
Today    BCBT Event    Meeting reminder
BCBT Affiliates    BCBT Associates

'Toon of the Week

José Lam cartoon

Click image to enlarge

What's Happening

Find out what's happening in BCBT workplaces around BC

Click pic to find out more

BC Building Trades

Monday – Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm | closed holidays
phone: (778) 397-2220 | fax: (778) 397-2250
email: bcytbctc(-at-)bcbuildingtrades.org

» For additional contact information see the Contact Us page