News

May 30, 2011
MAY 2011 - BC BARGAINING UPDATE Negotiations have started for a renewal of 2010 Agreement! The Construction Labour Relations is the organization that represents all Union Construction contractors in the Province of BC. CMAW is at the table negotiating the terms and conditions of the Province wide Standard Commercial/Institutional and Industrial Collective Agreement renewal on behalf of the CMAW Carpenters and Scaffolders.
May 30, 2011
There are several forest fires continuing to burn in areas north of Fort McMurray. Alberta Sustainable Resource Development has been making good progress controlling the fire in the vicinity of the Horizon site. Their strategies will assist in reducing the amount of smoke impacting air quality in the Wood Buffalo Region.
May 24, 2011
Please go to this web page for Alberta forest fire updates.
May 19, 2011
Canadian Natural Resources Limited is continuing to respond to the forest fires near the Horizon Oil Sands site. A number of smaller fires were extinguished earlier today and fire protection measures have been set up in several areas near site to reduce the fire threat to Horizon assets.
May 18, 2011
On behalf of the Cumberland Museum and Archives please find attached our invitation and registration form for the 2011 Miners Memorial Weekend in Cumberland BC  June 24th and 25th, 2011. 
May 2, 2011
Our last payment was sent to UBCJA in March 2010 – a full six months ahead of schedule – making our separation final, and our Canadian autonomy officially confirmed. While the victory couldn't have arrived soon enough, making this final separation payment means that CMAW is now free of all ties with UBCJA and also officially the very first all-Canadian building trade union.
April 25, 2011
Mitch Sinclair is member of CMAW and is currently the CMAW job steward for Mains Cranes in Nisku Alberta. Kimmy — a story of love and loss [img_assist|nid=54|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=398]Like two excited children with their whole lives ahead of them, Mitch and Kim set out for the long drive from Mississauga, Ontario to Edmonton, Alberta. Their road trip would take many days, but for the young newlyweds, the journey was an adventure. For them it meant leaving the past behind and finally realizing their dream of building a future together out west.
April 24, 2011
The B.C. Federation of Labour and the Vancouver District Labour Council invite you to pay tribute to workers who have been injured or killed on the job or died of an occupational disease. Bring your own union banners and invite co-workers, friends and family members to attend with you.
March 21, 2011
The following is from the January 2011 edition of WorkSafe Magazine.