Canadian Council Links

Construction Careers Links

Carpenters Union BC Site
This site was developed and maintained by a local Union member and is no longer active. But it remains a good source of historical and reference material for union activists.

Retired? This site is for you

Benefits for members of Millworkers Health and Welfare Plan

Carpenter Local Links 

Local 9 - Fraternité nationale
Local 2366 - Fraternité nationale

Canadian Council Links

Ontario District Council
Ontario Millwrights Regional
Nova Scotia & PEI Regional

Quebec Construction links

Local 2366 - Fraternité nationale
Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ)

Local 9 - Fraternité nationale
Fonds de solidarité FTQ
Commission de la construction du Québec - CCQ
Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST)

International Construction Unions

The BWI is the Global Union Federation grouping free and democratic unions with members in the Building, Building Materials, Wood, Forestry and Allied sectors
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Goverment related sites

Canada (Info Source Publications)
British Columbia
New Brunswick
Newfoundland & Labrador 
Northwest Territories 
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
Yukon Territory

Suite 600, Oceanic Plaza,
1066 West Hastings Street,
Vancouver, BC
Phone: (604) 660-1300
Fax: (604) 660-1892

Street Address:
6951 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC
Mailing Address:
PO Box 5350 Stn Terminal
Vancouver BC V6B 5L5
Phone: (604) 273-2266

Suite 650 Oceanic Plaza
1066 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3X1
Phone: (604) 775-3512
Fax: (604) 775-3372

1170 - 605 Robson Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 5J3
(604) 775-2000 phone
(604) 775-2020 fax
(604) 775-2021 (TTY)
1-888-440-8844 toll free (in B.C.)

Political Links

Official site of the New Democrats of Canada.
BC New Democrats
BC Liberal Party (Not affiliated with the Liberal Party of Canada)
Official site of the Liberal Party of Canada
Official Conservative site
Green Party of Canada
Official site Bloc Quebecois
VisionVancouver - Working to make our city safer, more prosperous, more sustainable and more inclusive
The Coalition of Progressive Electors


Other Union Links

BC Federation of Labour

Canadian Labour Congress

Construction Labour Relations of BC
To represent the interests of Association members and building trades - signatory contractors, professionally and with integrity, in matters of labour relations, health and safety, and training.
BC Construction Industry Rehabilitation Plan
The Construction Industry Rehabilitation Plan is a joint union / management program that offers help to people in the organized construction industry - workers and their immediate families who have problems, due to alcoholism or drug addiction, that are affecting their work performance or emotional stability.

Women in Construction

YWCA - Trades Training for Women
Women Building Futures

Construction Careers Links

Work Futures
A comprehensive description of close to 200 occupations as they relate directly to the BC labour market.

Industry Training Authority (ITA)
The Industry Training Authority (ITA) is a provincial government agency, which became operative in early 2004, with legislated responsibility to govern and develop the industry training system in B.C.

Skills Canada BC
Skills Canada BC is a non-profit agency that promotes careers in the skills trades and technologies to BC youth.

"Red Seal" Program
The inter-provincial Red Seal Program for trades certification is designed to provide greater ease of mobility for skilled workers throughout Canada.

Gold Seal Certification Program
The CCA Gold Seal Certification Program is a national certification program for construction Project Managers, Superintendents, Estimators and Owners’ Project Managers.

Schedules of Wage Rates for Federal Construction Contracts


General Interest

Journal of Commerce
The Tyee
World Wide Metric
A handy site that'll help make conversions quick. Write a value in one box, then simply click 'Calculate'.
Ha-shilth-sa Newspaper

Progressive Organizations

The Council of Canadians
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
The Parkland Institute
Centre for Social Justice
Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights.


Other sites of interest

The Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference brings together Canada's future leaders from business, labour, government, NGOs, education and the cultural sector for a unique two-week experience aimed at broadening their perspectives on work, leadership, their communities, and their country. is a project of the Alberta Workers' Rights Society, a registered non-profit society based in Edmonton.

Alberta Labour History Institute
A total gem of a site! Great photos, timelines and oral interviews about the development of labour over the decades.

Asbestos information for Carpenters

B.C. Ferries
B.C. Highway Report
B.C. Transit
Road Reports
Travel B.C.


Fair trade

No Sweat: Union made apparel
Ten Thousand Villages
Fairware: Promotional products for your conscience



Wal-Mart Watch
Wake-up Wal-Mart

Links we Like

Billy Bragg - The Progressive Patriot
Stephen Lewis Foundation

Music Festivals in Western Canada

Vancouver Folk Music Festival
Atlin Arts & Music Festival
The Edge of the World Music Festival
Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival
Cowichan Folk Guild
Mission Folk Music Festival
Vancouver Island Music Fest
Calgary Folk Music Festival
Edmonton Folk Music Festival
Regina Folk Festival
Winnipeg Folk Festival
Frostbite Music Festival
North Country Fair
South Country Fair
Kispiox Valley Music Festival