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Let’s Build Canada Campaign Bulletin – October 19, 2015

Posted Oct 19th, 2015 in News

After what seemed like an eternity, Election Day is finally here. This is an important day for another reason too. The Toronto Blue Jays play game three of their American League Championship Series tonight against the Kansas City Royals. Before cheering on the Jays, let’s #cometogether and vote to build a strong a fair Canada. After you do, please take a voting selfie and post it to our Facebook page, as well as to Twitter using the hashtag #LetsBuildCanada.

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Let’s Build Canada Campaign Bulletin – October 15, 2015

Posted Oct 15th, 2015 in News

Elections Canada is reporting a 71% increase in voter turnout at the Advance Polls. This is very encouraging! Yet the real test comes next Monday, October 19th.

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HuffPost: Federal Election 2015: 2.4 million Canadians voted in three days, dwarfing 2011

Posted Oct 13th, 2015 in News

Source: The Huffington Post Canada
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CBC: Election campaign's final week sees party leaders digging in

Posted Oct 13th, 2015 in News

Source: CBC News
Author: CBC Staff

As the gruelling...

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Toronto Star: Toronto holds onto its shameful title: Child poverty capital of Canada

Posted Oct 13th, 2015 in News

Source: The Toronto Star
Author: Laurie Monsebraaten

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Let’s Build Canada Campaign Bulletin – October 5, 2015

Posted Oct 5th, 2015 in News

The fall weather is bringing cooler temperatures but with two weeks to go in the federal election the political rhetoric is heating up.

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Toronto Star: Conservatives swing into lead, close in on majority, new poll suggests

Posted Sep 24th, 2015 in News

Source: The Toronto Star
Author: Allan Woods

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CBC: Elections Canada warns staff to watch for dirty 'voter suppression' tricks

Posted Sep 24th, 2015 in News

Source: CBC News
Author: Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

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CBC: Federal leaders' French-language debate: 5 elements to watch for tonight

Posted Sep 24th, 2015 in News

Source: CBC News
Authors: CBC Staff

Tonight's...

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iPolitics: Mayors glad to see infrastructure on the election agenda

Posted Sep 21st, 2015 in News

Source: iPolitics
Author: Kyle Duggan

Three...

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CBC: Canadian election: What's the best way to increase voter turnout?

Posted Sep 21st, 2015 in News

Source: CBC News
Author: Aleksandra Sagan

For three...

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CBC: Week 7 of the federal election campaign: What we learned

Posted Sep 21st, 2015 in News

Source: CBC News
Author: Janyce McGregor

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Hill Times: Some 33 federal ridings with more than 50% visible minority population up for grabs

Posted Sep 21st, 2015 in News

Source: The Hill Times
Authors: Abbas Rana

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CBC: 5 storylines that emerged during the leaders' debate

Posted Sep 18th, 2015 in News

Source: CBC News
Authors: CBC Staff

Conservative...

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Globe: Harper, Mulcair, Trudeau lock horns over sluggish economy

Posted Sep 18th, 2015 in News

Source: The Globe and Mail
Authors: Steven Chase and Bill...

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Let's Build Canada Goes Live!

Posted Jul 8th, 2015 in News

A coalition of Building Trade Construction Unions, Let’s Build Canada, is proud to announce that our website LetsBuildCanada.ca is now live.

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Hammer Heads

Hammer Heads

Posted Jul 8th, 2015 in We Care

The Hammer Heads Program is a twelve week skill and employment-based training program that links young men and women from under-resourced communities to apprenticeship career opportunities in the construction industry that they might otherwise have difficulty accessing.

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Helmets to Hardhats – Vet helps vets get jobs

Helmets to Hardhats – Vet helps vets get jobs

Posted Jun 29th, 2015 in We Care

A former Canadian air force top gun from Nova Scotia is helping military veterans land skilled civilian construction jobs.

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Breaking Ground with Hope Blooms

Breaking Ground with Hope Blooms

Posted Jun 29th, 2015 in We Care

Members of a North End Halifax community gathered to celebrate the start of construction on the new Hope Blooms Greenhouse donated by Build Right Nova Scotia. Build Right NS—a partnership between unionized contractors and tradespeople—and youth-run social enterprise Hope Blooms were joined by local politicians and community supporters for the official groundbreaking ceremony at the future site of the greenhouse.

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Local 804 Retirees Club Installs Electrical at Habitat for Humanity

Local 804 Retirees Club Installs Electrical at Habitat for Humanity

Posted Jun 29th, 2015 in We Care

For nine years now Local 804’s Retirees have been installing the electrical at Habitat for Humanity in the Kitchener area. This has been a tremendous success due largely to the efforts of unsung hero, Doug Richards, who unselfishly supervises these electrical projects.

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