Safety tips for grocery and supplies shopping

Safety tips for grocery and supplies shopping

NEED TO TAKE a trip to the store for food or other supplies? With new information emerging every day about COVID-19, it can be hard to know how to stay safe when you must make an essential trip.

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Local 146 helps frontline workers during COVID-19 crisis

Members of Local 146 collect masks to protect health care and essential retail workers in their province.

WHEN LOCAL 146 (serving Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta) BM-ST Hugh MacDonald opened a recent e-mail from member Meeka Faucher suggesting a “mask drive,” he jumped into action. Shortly after, the call went out for masks to donate to Alberta Health Services and workers at essential retail stores.

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Boilermakers advocate for CCUS at COP25

Thousands of participants gathered in Madrid, Spain, from around the world to discuss climate change solutions during the United Nations’ COP25. (The event was moved from Santiago, Chile, to Madrid due to unrest in Chile.)

A DELEGATION OF Boilermaker representatives was among tens of thousands of global participants and observers at the 2019 United Nations’ Climate Change Conference, COP25, in Madrid, Spain, this pas

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Boilermakers advocate for CCUS during Climate Week and CO2 utilization summit

Cory Channon, International Director of Climate Change Policy Solutions, advocates for CCUS technology during Climate Week in New York. L. to r., Channon, Chair of the United Kingdom’s Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Lord Nicholas Stern and “Carbon Wrangler” Dr. Julio Friedmann.

THE INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD of Boilermakers made its presence—and its stance on carbon capture, use and storage technology—known at two high profile global events this past fall.

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Women rise strong in the building trades

 Boilermakers and other union women flood downtown Minneapolis during a rally.

THE POWER OF women in the trades was palpable at the international Tradeswomen Build Nations conference in Minneapolis October 11-13.

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Women at Work caucus holds inaugural meeting

Women At Work™ participants launch the Boilermakers’ new women’s caucus.

GIVEN THE HIGH priority of supporting sisters in the union, and with an eye toward adding more women to the ranks, Boilermakers launched its new women’s caucus, tentatively called Women At Work&tra

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Boilermakers advocate for CCUS technology in Canada

Attendees view the Boilermakers commissioned film “CCS: Bridge to a Cleaner Energy Future” to learn how CCUS works and why it is a vital climate-change solution that preserves jobs and the economy.

BOILERMAKERS CHAMPIONED CARBON Capture, Use and Storage (CCUS) technology at two key energy and climate events in Saskatchewan and British Columbia in May.

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Tradeswomen roar at Women Build Nations conference

IR Erica Stewart helps emcee the plenary sessions at Women Build Nations.

Over 50 Boilermakers attend eighth annual event

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Union craft inspires art for Local 359 member

Hilary Peach travels out of Local 359 and often does confined space jobs in pulp mills. Here she welds tubes to a header. Photo courtesy of Gord Kappel.

Hilary Peach’s first poetry book out now

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