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Local Lodge 203

St. Johns, New Brunswick

Phone: (709) 229-7958

Seventy-two receive field supervisor training in Canada

L-555 (Regina, Saskatchewan), Feb. 17-18  Seated, left to right: Sean Dixon, Justin McRedmond, Noel Loffler and Mike Feiffer. Back row: Grant Jacobs (Director of National Training), Dallas Rogers, Clayton Stephanson, Dana Koloski, Travis Englesman, Jade Herman and Jonathan White (Assistant National Training Coordinator).

Locals 128, 203, 146 and 555 host courses

NATIONAL TRAINING, CANADA, taught the Field Supervisor Leadership Training Course to 72 members across the country during 2016. The two-day sessions were held at Local 128 (Toronto, Ontario), Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta), Local 203 (St. John’s, Newfoundland), and Local 555, facilities in Regina, Saskatchewan and Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Locals  L-128, L-146, L-203, L-555
Reporter  V56N1

Top Canadian apprentices receive recognition

TOP GRADUATE APPRENTICES receive recognition during the 2015 Canadian Tripartite Alliance conference August 19. Left to right, Dylan MacIntyre, L-73, Nova Scotia; Dylan Cunliffe, L-359, British Columbia; James Ross, L-271, Quebec; Kathleen Pike, L-203, Newfoundland and Labrador; Brock Overs, L-555, Saskatchewan; Alida Nourry, L-146, Alberta; Timothy Chibi, L-146, Alberta; Davis Boucher, L-73, New Brunswick; Joel Baker, L-128, Ontario; and Ed Friesen, L-555, Manitoba.

Lodges select representatives to attend tripartite event

TEN GRADUATE APPRENTICES from across Canada received recognition at an awards banquet held August 19 during the 2015 Boilermaker Industry Tripartite Conference at Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Locals  L-73, L-128, L-146, L-203, L-271, L-359, L-555
Reporter  V54N3

New BM-STs complete training course

Newly-elected BM-STs attend 4-day training session in Kansas City, Mo., August 11-14.

Four-day event draws 21 from U.S. and Canada

TWENTY-ONE NEW business managers/secretary-treasurers from the United States and Canada attended a training course August 11-14 in Kansas City, Mo., to prepare them for their lodge leadership roles.

Reporter  V53N3

Canadians complete project management course

Participants in the fourth annual all-Canadian project management course.

Fourth annual training session draws 16

SIXTEEN BOILERMAKERS FROM construction lodges across Canada attended the fourth annual all-Canadian project management course November 3-8 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The week-long course was taught by Dale “Skipper” Branscum, Director of Con-struction Division Services for the IBB; Gerry Klimo, Local 154 (Pittsburgh) safety training coordinator; and Greg Blender, Horton CBI.

Locals  L-73, L-146, L-203, L-359, L-555
Reporter  V52N4

International announces scholarship winners

Twenty-seven Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $54,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ International Executive Council scholarship committee announced the winners of its 2013 scholarship program this past April. The committee awarded $54,000 to 27 recipients, with $42,000 being allocated to U.S. applicants and $12,000 to Canadian applicants.

Tags  Scholarships
Reporter  V52N3

International announces scholarship winners

Thirty-two Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $50,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ International Executive Council scholarship committee announced the winners of its 2012 scholarship program this past April. The committee awarded $50,000 to 32 scholarship recipients, with $38,000 being allocated to U.S. applicants and $12,000 to applicants from Canada.

Tags  Scholarships

Canadian apprenticeship contest makes history

Contestants try on commemorative jackets during a reception. Kneeling, l. to r., Alexandre LaPalme-Lajeunesse, L-271; Joe Beauchamp, L-128; and Sean Walsh, L-203. Standing, l. to r., Ross Thompson, L-359; Brian Loos, L-359; Justin Brkic, L-73; Nathalie Delisle, L-271; Cory Malakoff, L-555; Roger McGuire, L-555; Paul Salisbury, L-128; James Mason, L-203; Dixon Lewis, L-73; Clayton Chiurka, L-146; and Neil Bennett, L-146.

L-146 pair captures first team event, first female Boilermaker competes

TWO MEMBERS OF Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) shared the first-ever team honors in the Canadian Boilermaker Apprenticeship Competition held at the New Brunswick Community College in Moncton June 24-28. Neil Bennett and Clayton Chiurka placed first in a field of seven teams from across the nation. The duo also won individual honors as top Boilermaker graduate apprentices — Bennett for 2011, Chiurka for 2012.

Locals  L-73, L-128, L-146, L-203, L-271, L-359, L-555

International announces 2011 scholarship winners

37 Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $50,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ International Executive Council scholarship committee announced the winners of its 2011 scholarship program this past April. The committee awarded $50,000 to 37 scholarship recipients, with $36,000 being allocated to U.S. applicants and $14,000 to applicants from Canada.

Reporter  V50N3

First all-Canadian project management course held in Vancouver

Pictured above are, l. to r., front row: Berren Sonier, L-73 (Halifax, Nova Scotia); Dan Dutkiwich, Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta); and Steve McGuire, Local 128; second row, Scott Brechin, L-146; Greg Florell, Local 555 (Winnipeg, Manitoba); Grant Jacobs; Sam Basque, L-73; Jody Pedersen, L-146; and Jerry Flaherty, Local 203 (St. John’s, Newfoundland); third row, Gerry Klimo; j’Amey Holroyd, L-146 training coordinator; at center of group, Andy Ogrodnik, L-555; J. P. Gogosha, L-128; Hugh Cameron, L-128; and Sk

17 members from six locals attend

SEVENTEEN CONSTRUCTION Boilermakers from six local lodges attended the first project management course to be held in Canada with all-Canadian participants. The training took place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Nov. 7-12.

The week-long course was taught by Dale “Skipper” Branscum, Director of Construction Division Services, and Gerry Klimo, Local 154 (Pittsburgh) safety training coordinator.

Training coordinators Scot McMahon, Local 128 (Toronto, Ontario) and Al Bennett, Local 359 (Vancouver) audited the program.

Locals  L-73, L-128, L-146, L-203, L-359, L-555
Reporter  V50N1

L-73’s Matteau wins Canadian apprentice contest

Local 73’s Jason Matteau accepts the first-place trophy from Industry Award of Excellence winner Fabian Tompkins, l., with Canadian National Apprentice Coordinator Grant Jacobs at right.

Title is first for Halifax, Nova Scotia, lodge

FOR THE FIRST time in the 16-year history of the Canadian Apprenticeship Competition, a candidate from Local 73 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) has won first place. Jason Matteau, 33, took the top spot in a field of seven graduate apprentices from across Canada. The announcement came during the June 18 awards banquet held in Oakville, Ontario, near Local 128 (Toronto). “Local 73 — we got it!” exclaimed a jubilant Matteau, as he accepted the trophy.

Locals  L-73, L-128, L-146, L-203, L-271, L-359, L-555

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