News

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.
October 25, 2013
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October 10, 2013
 It was unlike any Labour Day Ryan Louis had experienced. As hundreds of pipefitters and welders arrived at Husky Energy’s Sunrise project for their weeks-long shifts, a company spokesperson told the crew of approximately 270 this would be their last. Their replacements?
October 10, 2013
Click below to read the letter of welcome from the Confederation of Canadian Unions President.
September 24, 2013
The Confederation of Canadian Unions is very pleased to announce that the Construction Maintenance and Allied Workers (CMAW), which includes workers in a multitude of industries British Columbia, has joined the our organization.
September 10, 2013
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September 10, 2013
A messy public feud between carpenters' union General President Douglas J. McCarron and his brother, Southwest regional council chief Mike McCarron, that resulted in an executive management shake-up and finger-pointing charges with legal implications, has rocked the 500,000-member union and related building trades.