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Construction trades workers are active in communities large and small across the country  – whether fundraising or through volunteer hours, Canada is more vibrant through our combined efforts.

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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