News

July 16, 2014
DCM, one of our major employers in Fort McMurray, has produced a three-minute video to help recruit more workers. The video emphasizes the importance of a strong and fulfilling 'family' relationship with its workers.
July 7, 2014
The new 47-minute documentary, called The Voice for Independent Unions in Canada, illustrates the CCU’s dedication to the establishment of a democratic, independent labour movement.
May 20, 2014
CMAW has secured work on the John Hart Generating Station project in Campbell River, BC. The 67-year-old dam is being modernized and the project is expected to employ 90 carpenters, mostly from CMAW Local 2020 and with a few key people coming from CMAW Local 2300. 
April 23, 2014
"Our beloved Carol (Stroshein) and Bryan Thor died suddenly Sunday April 13, 2014. They never knew they were incomplete until finding each other. Together Forever... They leave behind 5 children, 5 grandchildren and countless loved ones. They are so well loved and terribly missed.
April 9, 2014
Prince Rupert Courthouse wrapped in scaffold and shrink wrap. Project involved exterior renovation, including lead paint abatement, repointing of mortar joints and window replacements. 
January 14, 2014
During a ceremony in Vancouver to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Bentall Construction Tragedy, Andrew Langley and Brittany Marti lay roses on the permanent memorial to four construction workers.
December 2, 2013
If you're a employer and would like access to some of the best "Dam" builders in world. Call Jan Noster, President at 604-437-0471. This video showcases the world class construction that our members are performing at the Waneta Dam Expansion in Trail B.C.
October 29, 2013
Attached is an update on the CMAW Pension plan. Leith Wheeler, our investment counsel, returned a whopping 14 percent in the last 12 months. 
October 25, 2013
Mike McCarron of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Files Suit Attacking the Improper Trusteeship Imposed on the Council by his brother and General President Doug McCarron. On Friday, October 4, 2013, Mike McCarron and two other members of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) filed suit, in Federal Court in the Central District of California [Case no.