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Northern Gateway and Building Trades Unions will protect environment

Collective agreements are economic documents that set out the price to be paid to purchase labour. For a consumer, a collective agreement is a very important document because it determines the cost of labour over the course of construction. It sets the price and allows that consumer to understand the costs that they are facing. Collective agreements can, but all too seldom, are used to achieve a number of important things for the community. The Northern Gateway Pipeline collective agreement is such a rare document. It is pitched to look at the future and ensure the economic participation of northern residents all along the right-of-way and at the terminus. It is about securing training and opportunities for the life of the operation of the pipeline and not for a couple of pipeline seasons. When Northern Gateway Pipelines sat down with Building Trades Unions to talk about how its pipeline project can best benefit workers, families, and communities it took a big step in the right direction for our economy and for our country.

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Northern Gateway and Building Trades Unions will protect environment

Collective agreements are economic documents that set out the price to be paid to purchase labour. For a consumer, a collective agreement is a very important document because it determines the cost of labour over the course of construction. It sets the price and allows that consumer to understand the costs that they are facing. Collective agreements can, but all too seldom, are used to achieve a number of important things for the community. The Northern Gateway Pipeline collective agreement is such a rare document. It is pitched to look at the future and ensure the economic participation of northern residents all along the right-of-way and at the terminus. It is about securing training and opportunities for the life of the operation of the pipeline and not for a couple of pipeline seasons. When Northern Gateway Pipelines sat down with Building Trades Unions to talk about how its pipeline project can best benefit workers, families, and communities it took a big step in the right direction for our economy and for our country.

  
Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Canadian talent centre stage at SOCAN Hill reception May 19, 2015

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The crowd dancing and singing along to Alex Nevsky's performance, in the Aboriginal Peoples Committee room.
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Liberal MP Stéphane Dion, SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, President of the SOCAN Board of Directors Stan Meissner, and SOCAN Chief Quebec Affairs Officer Geneviève Côté, pictured May 12 at the event.
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Conservative MP Gord Brown, chair of the House Canadian Heritage Committee.
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NDP MPs Rathika Sitsabaiesan and Pierre Nantel take a selfie during the concert.
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Canadian performing artist Sarah Slean.
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DFATD Director General Marcel Lebleu, Environics Communications' Louis-Charles Roy, Alex Nevsky, and ESDC's Philippe Bernier-Arcand.
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Back Row: Stéphane Dion, Sarah Slean, Mr. Brown, Eric Baptiste, Pierre Nantel, Stan Meissner, James Cowan. Front Row: Marc Ouellette, Geneviève Côté, Alex Nevsky, Laurence Lafond-Beaulne, and Gabriel Gratton.
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Gabriel Gratton, Laurence Lafond-Beaulne, and Alex Nevsky performing.
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Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, SOCAN's Geneviève Côté, and Liberal MP Mark Eyking.
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Sarah Slean and NDP MP Tyrone Benskin.
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Conservative MP Terrence Young, SOCAN's Stan Meissner, and Eric Baptiste.
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Tom Mulcair's current, and former chiefs of staff Alain Gaul and Raoul Gébert, with SOCAN's Eric Baptiste.
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Sen. Cowan, Sarah Slean, and Stan Meissner.
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Environics Communications' Alex Bushell, with NDP MPs Carol Hughes and Djaouida Sellah.
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Alex Nevsky and Environics Communications' Greg MacEachern.

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