Press Releases

Keep up with the latest information from the Provincial Building Trades Council. Media inquiries should be directed to Patrick Dillon at: patrick@ontariobuildingtrades.com

February 21, 2017: Ontario Building Trades Welcome Fair Wage Review

December 2, 2016: Ontario Building Trades Endorse Approval for Pipeline Projects – Dillon
June 17, 2016:Nod from NEB Gets Ontario Closer to Energy East
April 28, 2016: ‘‘Business-as-usual’ will not get the job done on Prevention – Dillon
February 25, 2016: 2016 Budget Signals Ongoing Commitments to Infrastructure
February 3, 2016: Ontario Building Trades Council Praises Duncan Hawthorne’s Leadership
January 28, 2016: Repeal of Bills C-377 and C-525 welcome news for Canadians – Dillon
January 15, 2016: Tribute to Fergal Nolan
January 11, 2016:Criminal Conviction Sends Only A Partial Message of Deterrence

December 22, 2015: Construction Industry Salutes De Novo’s Accreditation by CCA
December 17, 2015: More Careers and Opportunities for Ontario with Energy East – Dillon
December 3, 2015:Ontario Building Trades Applaud Bruce Power Agreement Securing Jobs, Low-cost Electricity
September 15, 2015:Building Trades Council Welcomes Liberal Funding Announcement on Training
June 1, 2015: Building Trades Applaud Amendments to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act
May 22, 2015: Building Trades Welcome Construction Health and Safety Action Plan
April 28, 2015:Ontario Building Trades Observe National Day of Mourning
April 23, 2015: Budget infrastructure announcement will support jobs – Dillon
April 9, 2015: 55 Million will Attract More Apprentices to the Trades – Dillon

December 24, 2014: Building Trades Council Marks 5th Anniversary of Kipling Avenue Tragedy
December 8, 2014: Four dead construction workers elicit slap on the wrist
November 28, 2014: Compulsory licensing needed to prevent future tragedies – Dillon
June 27, 2014: Outcry over second construction worker death in same week
June 23, 2014: Tragedy hits Toronto’s construction sector, again
May 1, 2014: 2014 Budget Encouraging for Workers – Dillon
March 5, 2014: Energy East Pipeline good for jobs, nation-building: Dillon

December 5, 2013: Building Trades Council Welcomes Worker Protection Legislation
October 17, 2013: Building and Construction Trades Council Calls on Legislature to Pass Bill 69
May 2, 2013: Wynne Budget Rises to the Occasion – Needs House Support

April 5, 2012: Building Trades Support the Auditor General: Stop the Cheaters Now!
March 27, 2012: Jobs are the Key to our Prosperity: Building Trades Council Reacts to Provincial Budget