The IUPAT represents men and women in North America who work in the Finishing Trades of commercial, industrial, and residential painting, drywall finishing, glazing, floor covering, sign and trade show/convention display. Learn more.

The Finishing Trades Institute International (IFTI) is the education department for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and the Finishing Contractors Association. The IFTI’s core purpose is to develop qualified instructors and curriculum which expand opportunities for a competitive work force in the finishing trades industry. Learn more.  Click here to: Access The FTI’s Learning Management System (LMS).

AGMCA was established in 1979 to provide a strong and unified voice for Unionized Contractors who primarily worked in Ontario’s ICI (Industrial Commercial & Institutional) Construction and Building Sectors

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OPCA is a not-for-profit trade association since 1976 designated as the Employer Bargaining Agency for the finest Industrial-Commercial-Institutional (ICI) painting and coating contractors in Ontario. Learn more.

The Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) is a dynamic, not-for-profit organization focused on enhancing Ontario’s unionized ICI construction industry. For the past two decades, OCS has helped facilitate positive labour relations by providing value-added research and creating opportunities for dialogue between our labour, management and government partners. OCS is a trusted leader in Ontario’s unionized ICI construction industry. Learn More.

YWCA Toronto is dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. They help women and girls flee violence, secure housing, find jobs, establish their voices, enhance skills and develop confidence. They offer a range of housing options, employment and training programs, community support programs, girls’ programs and family programs; they also engage in systemic advocacy. Learn more.

Building Up is a non-profit construction contractor that delivers high quality work. They give housing providers an opportunity to connect work that needs to get done in their buildings with the people in their buildings that need the work. Learn more.

The Hammer Heads Program was created by the Central Ontario Building Trades (COBT) in 2009 to support at-risk youth. It’s a skill and employment-based training program within the construction industry offering apprenticeship career opportunities to the youth of under-resourced neighbourhoods in our communities. Learn more.

The COBT represents 25 trade union affiliates and tens of thousands of skilled men and women, united as one voice for the construction industry. Learn more.

H2H Canada is a non-profit organization that helps Canadian military veterans and serving reservists build rewarding careers in the unionized construction and maintenance industries. Learn more.

In The Trades is a federally funded program administered by Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) that provides up to $20,000 per fiscal year and training support for unionized Canadian contractors who hire, onboard, and train new first-year skilled trades apprentices. Learn more.