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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Jim Sinclair, the former president of the B.C. Federation of Labour is producing a book capturing the history of the B.C. Building Trades. Check out this quick overview of our first 50 years.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

WorkSafe B.C. surpluses... It looks as though the claim that WorkSafe BC is overfunded will affect the benefits payable to workers injured or killed at work.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Students at the Finishing Trades Institute are keeping up with the fast pace of technological change that has come to the industrial painting sector.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The BC Building Trades Council’s unique partnership with UBC is having a transformative effect on research into a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The UBC research team is working to develop insulin-producing cells from stem cells that will be resistant to rejection.

Monday, June 05, 2017

A report released by the Canada Revenue Agency on Friday confirms Canada's personal income "tax gap" hit $8.7 billion for 2014 – a large portion of which comes out of the underground economy.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Today’s announcement by John Horgan and the BC NDP commits to using British Columbians to build BC. For nearly two decades, BC construction workers have found themselves standing on the outside of BC public infrastructure projects watching workers from other parts of Canada and indeed Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) do their jobs.

Friday, March 31, 2017

The BC Building Trades was encouraged by today’s announcement by the province that it would match the federal commitment for transit in Metro Vancouver.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The BC Building Trades was offended and outraged to hear the BC Liberal government announce it would redirect tens of millions of dollars in funds to employers and away from injured workers.

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