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Welcome to the Canadian Building Trades Monument, Canada’s national monument to the men and women of the building trades, unveiled on May 16, 2017 by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with union apprentices
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with apprentices from IBEW 586
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with Donovan Dean Hogan of IUBAC Local 7
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with the design team: (l to r) Duncan Patterson, John Greer and Vanessa Paschakarnis
The unveiling ceremony, Major’s Hill Park
The commemorative plaque accompanying the monument
Here you can find out about our national public art competition, our 4 finalists and 1 winning design team, and the remarkable site.
You can also learn about our national Call for a Song or Poem celebrating the trades.
You can find out more about the trades themselves, and about the journey that has led to the creation of this monument, entitled “Standing Together”.