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Sean Strickland

Sean Strickland is executive director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, an alliance of 14 international unions in the construction, maintenance and fabrication industries that collectively represent over half a million skilled trades workers in Canada.

Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | March 20, 2023
The investment tax credits Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland proposed in her fall economic statement will need to be strengthened to remain competitive with the tax credits contained in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, writes Sean Strickland. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | March 20, 2023
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | March 20, 2023
The investment tax credits Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland proposed in her fall economic statement will need to be strengthened to remain competitive with the tax credits contained in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, writes Sean Strickland. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | April 22, 2022
Governments see the construction industry as key to meeting climate goals. In the recent budget, Justin Trudeau—pictured here visiting an affordable housing construction site in Ottawa last year—proved this through investments in the industry. The Hill Times Photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | April 22, 2022
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | April 22, 2022
Governments see the construction industry as key to meeting climate goals. In the recent budget, Justin Trudeau—pictured here visiting an affordable housing construction site in Ottawa last year—proved this through investments in the industry. The Hill Times Photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | August 18, 2021
Construction workers repair the sidewalk outside of West Block on Parliament Hill on July 15, 2020. Skilled tradespeople often travel across Canada to job sites, paying their own way. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | August 18, 2021
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | August 18, 2021
Construction workers repair the sidewalk outside of West Block on Parliament Hill on July 15, 2020. Skilled tradespeople often travel across Canada to job sites, paying their own way. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | April 12, 2021
Parliamentarians should support a private member’s bill by NDP MP Scott Duval, whose measures would incorporate a Skilled Trades Workforce Mobility program into our tax system, writes Sean Strickland. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | April 12, 2021
Opinion | BY SEAN STRICKLAND | April 12, 2021
Parliamentarians should support a private member’s bill by NDP MP Scott Duval, whose measures would incorporate a Skilled Trades Workforce Mobility program into our tax system, writes Sean Strickland. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade