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Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation

Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation

2011 marked 10 years of giving for the charitable foundation. We are proud to present this short video that peeks at the many diverse organizations that the Building Trades has supported.

Charity drive raises over $25,000 – BC Building Trades

Charity drive raises over $25,000 - BC Building Trades

NEWS RELEASE – July 19, 2013 BC Building Trades charity drive raises over $25,000 for Variety & Diabetes Research More than $250,000 raised for charity over the last 15 years SURREY  – This week, the BC Building Trades Council, the organization that represents unionized construction workers across BC and the Yukon, raised over $25,000 for Variety […]

Hope Blooms – Build Right Nova Scotia

Hope Blooms - Build Right Nova Scotia

Hope Blooms is a North End Halifax community garden and salad dressing business run by inner city youth with help from mentors. The children plant seeds, tend crops, and turn their produce into organic dressing which is sold locally. In 2013, they appeared on CBC’s Dragons’ Den asking for an investment to expand their business […]

Building Trades of Alberta donate to Alberta flood relief.

 Building Trades of Alberta donate to Alberta flood relief.

Members of the Building Trades of Alberta banded together to donate both time and money to help Calgary recover from the Jun 2013 flood.  The Building Trades of Alberta provided much needed donations totally $285,000 to the Red Cross of Alberta.  However, equally important, electricians, plumbers, carpenters and other vital trades volunteered their time to […]

A Playground in Pork Hawkesbury

A Playground in Pork Hawkesbury

The Cape Breton Island Building and construction trades donated $3000.00 and members of local 1588 donated their time and effort to erect a playground under the leadership of the  Port  Hawkesbury Rotary.  In the words of Gerard Boudreau “It  was  a  vibrant  day  bringing  back  the  spirit  that  Cape  Bretoners  are  famous  for … Proud  […]