Corporate and Government Partners

Workforce Development Trust



Union members contribute to their community and to the growth and improvement of their unions. One way Union members and employers contribute is through the Workforce Development Trust Fund. The WDT regularly contributes to Helmets to Hardhats to ensure that those who have served their country have a system in place to become a part of the union movement.

These contributions come from every single union wage earner and is one way that union members show a solid support for military members and their families.

PCL Constructors Canada Inc


PCL is a group of independent construction companies owned by employee shareholders across the United States, Canada, and Australia. As a diversified general contractor, PCL celebrates the past and builds for the future. PCL’s construction companies in Canada focus on large commercial, institutional, industrial, and civil construction projects. As Canada’s largest contractor, the organization also offers construction services for smaller, unique special projects.



The GPMC/NMC is an alliance of International Building Trades Unions that negotiates and administers labour agreements tailored for maintenance work at industrial plants in Canada. The agreements make it possible for industry to employ up to 13 different construction trades under a single set of terms and conditions. The alliance works in cooperation with contractors and project owners. Its agreements deliver the skilled workers that industry needs for critical maintenance projects, while ensuring stable labour relations with a co-operative, streamlined grievance process and no work stoppages.



TransCanada Corporation believes that members of the Canadian Forces past and present deserve our gratitude, dedication and support. Through our partnership with Helmets to Hardhats (H2H)® Canada, TransCanada Corporation hopes to enable retired and transitioning active-duty military members to connect to quality careers and training opportunities in one of Canada's most challenging and rewarding industries – the construction industry. With more than 60 years’ experience, TransCanada Corporation is a leader in the responsible development and reliable operation of North American energy infrastructure including natural gas and oil pipelines, power generation and gas storage facilities.

Employment and Social Development Canada



The mission of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), including the Labour Program and Service Canada, is to build a stronger and more inclusive Canada, to support Canadians in helping them live productive and rewarding lives and improving Canadians’ quality of life.

Canadian Armed Forces


The CAF serve on the sea, on land, and in the air, with the Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Army, the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command, supported by the civilian employees of DND. At any given time, the Government of Canada can call upon the CAF to undertake missions for the protection of Canada and Canadians and to maintain international peace and stability.

Province of Ontario


Premier Dalton McGuinty was in Vaughan today [May 23, 2012] to help launch Helmets to Hardhats® in Canada. The Premier announced Ontario is contributing $150,000 to help support the program, which will help Veterans, Canadian Forces members and Reservists connect to career and training opportunities in the skilled trades.

Province of New Brunswick


On 09 October 2013 the Government of New Brunswick, under the leadership of Premier David Alward, contributed $50,000 to help support the Helmets to Hardhats® program. This contribution was aimed to support vets transitioning into civilian careers in the construction industry, as well as to compliment ongoing efforts to advance apprenticeship training in the province.

Province of Alberta


The Government of Alberta is helping to make the transition easier for Canadian Forces members wanting to advance civilian careers in the trades. In 2012, the Alberta government was pleased to make a contribution of $150,000 to help launch Helmets to Hardhats® in Canada. Alberta also recognizes Certificates of Military Achievement as being equivalent to a trade certificate in 10 trades in the construction, transportation and hospitality sectors.

Veterans Affairs Canada


Veterans Affairs Canada deeply values the contribution that Veterans have made to the development of our nation and we honour the sacrifices they have made in the defence of freedom and the pursuit of world peace. In expressing Canada’s gratitude to them, we strive to exemplify many of the same principles which they represent – integrity, respect, service and commitment, accountability, and teamwork.

for supporting the men and women who have served their country
and transitioned to new career opportunities.
Bravo Zulu!