“It’s an amazing opportunity for women to join the trades — great salaries, benefits and pensions.”

Tradespeople are in high demand in Canada. Studies and industry reports show that large populations of skilled trades’ workers are gearing up for retirement, and they are taking their skills and knowledge with them. Read More

How can you increase
your job prospects?
Training, Training, Training!

The ACRC places a high emphasis on safety and
skilled-trades training to better equip our members
with the skills they need to be successful on the job.

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“I work union because of the diversity
of union work and union people.”

Local 1009 4th year Millwright Apprentice Steve Ford took home first place in the Millwright category at the 2014 UBC National Apprenticeship Competition in Toronto last August. That in itself is a tremendous accomplishment, but there is more to Steve than his expertise working with machine tools and precision instruments.

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A 21st-Century Union

We are part of one of North America’s largest building-trades unions, with nearly a half-million members in the construction and wood-products industries. We are leveraging our 130-year history to prepare for tomorrow by training, educating, and representing the next generation of construction professionals and allied workers in Atlantic Canada.

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There is no other trades organization in Atlantic Canada so dedicated to training as the Atlantic Canada Regional Council of Carpenters, Millwrights and Allied Workers. Training is the cornerstone of our future. If we are to be competitive, and to increase our market...


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