News

February 8, 2013
Hundreds of CMAW members are working on projects in Alberta's oil sands, which are the subject of considerable debate by environmentalists and others.   This presentation, delivered at a major international convention two years ago, sets out some of the interesting but little-known facts about oil sands development.
January 25, 2013
ST. ALBERT - A Canadian subsidiary of Chinese state-owned oil giant Sinopec has been ordered to pay $1.5 million in penalties for failing to ensure the safety of two Chinese workers killed in a 2007 tank collapse at a work site in northern Alberta.
January 10, 2013
The Construction Sector Council (CSC), is a national organization made up of partners from the building trades, business and government that is committed to the development of a highly skilled workforce for Canada's construction industry.
June 27, 2012
A Prince Rupert company signatory to CMAW has been featured in Renovation Contractor Magazine, edited by celebrity HGTV renovation show host Jim Caruk. The national magazine featured the work of Rupert Wood N Steel, pays homage to the quality of the craftsmen working in BC’s northern region.
June 19, 2012
CMAW has made arrangements with a new construction union in Quebec to enable workers to travel to other parts of Canada to work during shortages at home. Jan Noster announced on June 19 that they have struck a deal with CSD Construction, a Quebec-based all-trades union with 25,000 members, to allow worker exchanges.
June 12, 2012
Five very different people from Vancouver talk about their lives. Shawn Sly rises at 5am every day to work at Vancouver port, Canada's biggest. He helps build the barges and cargo vessels transporting the country's rich natural resources. Work has often been sporadic, with Mr Sly laid-off from time to time because work has dried up.
May 28, 2012
[img_assist|nid=128|title=|desc=|link=none|align=none|width=620|height=283]   On May 9th and 10th the CMAW Convention took place in Kelowna, BC and was a huge success. Email CMAW to receive a password so you can review the presentations provided by the Speakers.
May 21, 2012
The CMAW Vancouver office has an opening for an Organizer/Service Representative that is able to work independently as well as be part of a team. You will be a motivated, selfstarter who will be able to take the initiative. Travel on short notice will be required periodically.
March 27, 2012
This year – and every year – the American controlled, undemocratic UBCJA vainly attempts to convince CMAW members to rejoin the union they left seven years ago.
February 15, 2012
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