March 8, 2018 - Bursary Application

Members please note applications are now being accepted for the Cape Breton Island Building & Construction Trades Council Membership Bursary. Please visit the Bursary page for more information.

February 9, 2018 - Notice to All Members

Morneau Shepell, our new funds administrator, will be hosting an educational session on the Health and Welfare and Pension Plan in Halifax on February 21, 2018. Please see the attached notice for more details.

February 5, 2018 - Notice to All Members

There will be an educational presentation given by a representative of Morneau Shepell, our new funds administrator, on the Health and Welfare and Pension Plan.

  • Date:   February 12, 2018
  • Time:   6:00 PM
  • Location:   Carpenters Union Hall, 24 Cossitt Heights Drive, Sydney

January 16, 2018 - Notice to All Members

With regards to claims to be submitted to Morneau Shepell, could all members having claims to submit which are receipted prior to November 30, 2017, have these into Morneau Shepell by February 28, 2018.

December 22, 2017 - Holiday Office Closure & Recent News

All members please note our office will be closing for the holidays at 12:00 PM December 22nd and reopening for the new year on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Best wishes to all for a safe and happy holiday season!

December 2017 Newsletter

2018 Meeting Schedule

October 26, 2017 - Important news about your Health and Welfare Plan...(read more)

October 3, 2017 - Obituary - Murray Dodd Horne...(read more)

June 23, 2017 - Notice to All Members:

By 2018 WHMIS 2015/GHS will be a requirement to access jobsites. Regular WHMIS will not be accepted. If you do not currently have a card that states WHMIS 2015, you need to contact the training office and get your WHMIS updated. If you do have a valid WHMIS 2015 certificate, please send us a copy so that we can add it to your training profile.

April 28, 2017 - Notice to All Welders:

Due to the rising costs of X-ray and the inaccuracy of the X-ray results, all welding tests until further notice will be bend test only.

April 5, 2017 - Upcoming Training Courses to be held in Halifax:

Click the button below to access information and forms related to the "Reliability Status" requirement for federal government sites.

Button link to Reliability Status Application forms

December 22, 2016 - 2017 Meeting Schedule (Read more...)

September 14, 2016 - Robert J. Watson National Bursary Program accepting applications (Read more...)

August 31, 2016 - Letter from John Wilson (Read more...)

We've Moved Our Office! See our contact page for the new address!

2016 Meeting Schedule

September 29, 2014 - Notice to Members
In the event you complete work or are laid off, please contact Andréa; at the Halifax office, 902-450-5615 ext. 421 to advise that you are available for work.

Failure or delay in doing so will prevent your being dispatched to the next available project. Thank you!

May 4, 2015 - Watch coverage of the Hope Bloom Greenhouse opening - A Build Right Nova Scotia initiative

February 19, 2015 - Learn about GM Select Nationalwide & Union Rewards ...(read more)

Members are reminded to please notify the union office immediately of any telephone number and/or address changes once they occur.

Local Union office now accepting Visa and debit in addition to cash, cheque and money order. Please note however, we are unable to accept credit card payments over the telephone.

Learn about Build Right Nova Scotia!

Collective Agreements

Learn more about the agreements that govern our trade.

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The Trade

Ironwork provides challenges and rewards, learn more about this exciting career choice.

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Photo Gallery

All lifts in the photos included on our site and in the gallery were rigged and erected by the skilled riggers of Local 752.

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