Premier Ford attacks construction workers

December 11, 2018 – TORONTO, ON – After consulting with our members and other construction unions about the introduction of Bill 66 by the government, the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario (CDCO) is calling for action to reverse those parts of the intended legislation that attack construction workers, their unions,...

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Lake Huron Learning Centre Sold

The Lake Huron Learning Centre at 385 Queen Street in Kincardine–the former Westario building–is being sold to the Carpenters Union Local 2222. The sale of the property, which is owned by Kincardine, was approved by council on June 20th. Kincardine Mayor Anne Eadie says the deal will put $750,000 into...

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Merit matters on the jobsite, not skin colour

The 47th International Convention of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) held in Orlando, Fla. recently saw the largest turnout ever of delegates from Ontario. Among the Canucks, five were from Carpenters’ Local 27 in Toronto, including business representative Chris Campbell. It was his first time at the event...

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