Marc Arsenault

Business Manager

Marc is a proud Ironworker with Local 721 and brings hard work, strategic thinking and determination to every job. Marc was elected to the position of Business Manager of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario at the 2021 Annual General Convention.

Prior to being elected, Marc served as the Director of Stakeholder Relations with Ontario’s Ironworkers District Council, where he used his 25 years of experience to form collaborative partnerships with purchasers of construction services, contractors, Ironworker Training Centres, and provincial and federal governments. Marc recognizes the value of strong partnerships and played a key role in the creation of the Apprenticeship Enhancement Fund (AEF), by bringing together key partners from the private sector, labour, community, and government to help improve Union Training Centres across Ontario.

Marc is a strong advocate of working with not-for-profit community groups and supports implementing Workforce Development Agreements at all levels of government. Marc currently provides construction subject matter expertise to municipal and provincial governments to strengthen social procurement programs and advocate for health, safety, and registered apprenticeship training.