Congratulations to the Graduating Class of the Women in Trades Training at TRU

Congratulations to the 16 Women graduating from the Women in Trades Training program at TRU These 16 women have just completed a13 week exploratory course covering the following trades:  Electrical, Welding, Construction Craft Worker Power Engineering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic, Automotive Technician Instrumentation Technician, Carpentry Piping, Culinary Arts, Heavy Duty Mechanics Essential Skills, Industrial … Read more

CLC/UWCC Post-Secondary Scholarship

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Young Workers Program and the United Way Centraide Canada (UWCC) are pleased to present the annual CLC/UWCC Post-Secondary Scholarship. The CLC and the UWCC are long-time partners in taking action to create prosperous, inclusive, diverse and respectful communities, safer workplaces, and a fairer Canada for working people. Two years ago, we … Read more

National Day of Mourning 2019: A Day of Remembrance and Action

Every day, workers suffer from work-related injuries and illnesses. Last year, 131 BC workers died from a workplace injury or disease. Across Canada, April 28th has been designated the National Day of Mourning. This is a time for workers, families, employers, labour organizations, and communities to come together at ceremonies held around the province to … Read more

BURSARY – ACTIMS Women in the Trades Application Form

ACTIMS Women in Trades Awards & Bursary Program 2019 Last year, ACTIMS held the fourth Women in Trades Awards & Bursary Program for members of the Building Trades who are working in the heavy industrial construction/maintenance industries in Canada. From the dozens of applications received, we were able to recognize three (3) women from various Locals across … Read more

Mike van Hellemond at CLC Winter School Week 1

Stats from the labour movement….65% of Canadian Labour Council (CLC) endorsed Candidates were elected to board or council positions in 2018.  Let’s keep trying, get involved in your community and ask us for help.  We’re always here for you, and while all our members that ran were not successful in their campaigns they picked up … Read more