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Local 146 receives humanitarian award

Business Manager Mack Walker accepts the Ukraine Crisis Humanitarian Aid Award from Danyleiko Oleksandr, Cousul General of Ukraine in Edmonton, with Assistant Business Manager Jason Speer.

Late in 2023, Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) received the Ukraine Crisis Humanitarian Aid Award from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Alberta Provincial Council, for their extraordinary commitment to helping the Ukrainian community in Alberta. Local 146 provided warehouse space in Edmonton for donated furniture to aid Ukrainian newcomers. Members helped serve 80 families per week over the past 20-months and distributed over $6.4 million in furniture.

Read more about Local 146’s early and continued efforts to support Ukrainian refugees in The Boilermaker Reporter.