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Programs & Partners


Construction Training & Apprenticeship Ontario (CTAO) strives to identify and realize the shared goals of the Unionized Building and Construction Trade Stakeholders, Government Agencies, Educational Institutions and Community Organizations for providing reliable information and establishing collaborative initiatives related to pursuing skilled trade careers.

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The Ontario Building and Construction Tradeswomen (OBCT) is a committee of tradeswomen from across the province who are working together to advocate for women & other underrepresented gender identities in the trades to ensure they feel inspired, welcomed, motivated, challenged, and empowered. 


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 those interested in pursuing a career in skilled trades with the construction sector essential skills needed to become a high-quality apprentice.


The Ontario Building Trades Health, Safety & 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 they need to make informed decisions and actionable steps when dealing with or preventing workplace incidents that may arise.

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To provide the highest quality of substance abuse treatment for the Employers, Members within the unionized Construction Industry and their families. We seek to provide hope, strength and tools for our clients in need of a New Beginning, to help them move forward on their journey in recovery.



The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO) is the largest federation of unions in the United States. It is made up of 56 national and international unions, together representing more than 12 million active and retired workers. The AFL–CIO engages in substantial political spending and activism, typically in support of liberal or progressive policies.


North America’s Building Trades Unions is a labor organization representing more than 3 million skilled craft professionals in the United States and Canada. NABTU is composed of fourteen national and international unions and over 330 provincial, state and local building and construction trades councils.


The Canadian Labour Congress is the largest labour organization in Canada, bringing together dozens of national and international unions, provincial and territorial federations of labour and community-based labour councils to represent more than 3 million workers across the country.

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As Canada’s largest labour federation, we fight for positive change in every area that affects people’s daily lives. We believe that all people deserve safe, just, inclusive, and equitable working and living conditions – whether you belong to a union or not.

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