Building the province you live and work in
Construction Training & Apprenticeship Ontario (CTAO) strives to identify and realize the shared goals of the Building and Construction Trades Stakeholders, Government Agencies, Educational Institutions and Community Organizations for providing reliable information and establishing collaborative initiatives related to pursuing skilled trades careers.
The Ontario Building and Construction Tradeswomen (OBCT) is a committee of tradeswomen from across the province who are working together to advocate for women and other gender identities in the skilled trades to ensure that they feel inspired, welcomed, motivated, challenged, and empowered. The committee aims to increase recruitment and retention through resources, training, mentorship, and collective advocacy.
Tomorrow’s Trades is a free workforce development pilot program that was created to build pathways and remove barriers for those who are traditionally underrepresented in the skilled trades. The Tomorrow's Trades program equips individuals interested in pursuing a career in skilled trades with construction sector essential skills needed to become a high-quality apprentice.
The Ontario Building Trades Health, Safety and Prevention Resource aims to fill the knowledge gap by providing relevant information in one place. This resource provides numerous reference documents and links to various legislation, research and forms to help give workers the tools and guidance that they need to make informed decisions and actionable steps when dealing with or preventing workplace incidents that may arise.
De Novo Treatment Centre provides the highest quality of substance use treatment for Employers, Members in the unionized Construction Industry, and their families.
De Novo seeks to provide hope, strength and tools for our clients in need of a New Beginning, to help them move forward on their journey towards recovery.
The Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario (PBCTCO) was established in 1957 to be the collective voice of construction workers at the provincial level. The Council is chartered under the American Federation of Labour – Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), bringing together 12 affiliated construction craft unions with a total province-wide membership of 150,000 workers. The Council’s mission is to give construction workers a voice in the workplace, to help ensure that workers are well-trained to meet industry needs, and to promote healthy and safe working conditions with fair wages, pensions, and benefits.