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District Lodge 11

Western Canada

BC Boilermakers meet with province party head

Boilermakers from various British Columbia lodges meet with the provincial leader of the NDP March 12. Left to right, Randy Morehouse, President, L-D277; Kevin Forsyth, BM-ST, District Lodge D11; John Horgan, Leader of the NDP, BC; Mike Middleton, President, L-D400; Mike Brereton, President, L-D486; Richard MacIntosh, International Rep; and Gordon White, BM-ST, L-191.

BOILERMAKER LEADERS FROM five local lodges in British Columbia met with John Horgan, the new Leader of the New Democratic Party in the BC province, March 12, near Vancouver. They were joined by International Rep Richard MacIntosh. The meeting gave members an opportunity to discuss issues that affect Boilermakers and the industries in which they work. Among the topics were jobs, developments in the cement industry, the offshore construction of ferry boats, the carbon tax on industry, and a planned hydroelectric project.

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Locals  D-11, L-191, L-D277, L-D400, L-D486
Reporter  V54N2

Labor Education News

Tyler Brown discusses Boilermaker educational initiatives at the Harvard Trade Union Program anniversary event.

HTUP graduates mark 70th anniversary

THE HARVARD TRADE Union Program (HTUP) celebrated its 70th year of operation in 2012 with a gathering of former students on the university campus in Boston. About 50 graduates from around the world participated, including Boilermaker staff members Tyler Brown (D-ISO/AAIP) and Gary Powers (A/D-ISO).


District Lodge D11 holds conference

Local Lodge leaders from seven affiliated lodges attend the annual conference of Cement District Lodge D11, July 7-9, in Kimberly, British Columbia.

Cement lodges discuss steward certification, by-laws, and revenue reporting

CEMENT DISTRICT LODGE D11 held its annual conference for training and information sharing July 7-9 in Kimberly, British Columbia, for union leaders representing the district’s 13 affiliated lodges.

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Locals  D-11

District D11 forms safety committee

Group will serve cement locals in Western Canada

SAFETY ISSUES FOR Western Canadian members working in the cement, wallboard, and quarrying industries will be the focus of a new committee created by Cement District Lodge D11. The committee held its first meeting Dec. 7 in Calgary.

Locals  D-11
Reporter  V47N1

District Lodge D11 holds conference

CLGAW Division Exec. Director James Pressley stresses the importance of making global contacts in the cement industry.

Cement lodges discuss safety, pension, need for global contacts

CEMENT DISTRICT Lodge D11 sponsored a three-day conference July 10-12 at Invermere, British Columbia, for union leaders representing the district’s 13 affiliated lodges.

Locals  D-11
Reporter  V46N4

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