Entries by Ken Noga

Attention all Field Construction Members

Preparations for bargaining with the CLR are underway, the current agreement expires on April 30. 2019. Comprehensive bargaining proposals must be submitted to the bargaining council (BCBCBTU) by July 27, 2018. It is requested that you submit your ideas in writing to the Union as soon as possible but by no later than Friday July […]

2018 Election of Officers – Results

Business Manager/Secretary Treasurer Jordan Streng – 236 Jason Swetlikoff – 41 Jeff Theriau – 39 Darryl Franta – 36 Russ Osborne – 19 Lawrence Werger – 4 President Chris Paige – by accclamation Vice President Dave French – by acclamation Trustee(s) Sat Chatta – 263 Al Dingwall – 181 Paul Nemeth – 176 George Velonis […]

Forklift/Aerial Boom/Scissor Lift Training Courses

Lodge 359 will be holding a forklift certification course on June 20th from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, and a combined aerial boom and scissor lift June 21st from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm for members only. To register call the general office at 778-369-3590. Members who are registered will be required to attend. $100 […]

2018 Boilermakers Lodge 359 Golf Tournament

It is once again nearing time for the annual Boilermaker Golf Tournament, we expect this years to be the best yet. For more information and directions on how to register please click here. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on July 13th.

Income Tax Assessments – CRA Meeting Update

We are pleased to report that a meeting with the CRA has now been confirmed for Thursday April 26, 2018. Six CRA officials including two from Ottawa will join Business Managers and Representatives of the Building Trades for a round table discussion. In attendance for the Boilermakers will be Business Representatives Jordan Streng and Rob […]

Burnaby/Sumas Mountain Tank Farms

On April 12, 2018 members of the Bargaining Council were invited to a meeting with representatives of Kinder Morgan to discuss the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project and related work in Burnaby and Sumas. Kinder Morgan has chosen Kiewit-Ledcor TMEP Partnership as their EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) contractor. This project like many others we […]

Income Tax Assessments Update

On the morning of April 10th during the Bargaining Council meeting, Business Representative Jordan Streng was invited to speak to the Council regarding the recent flood of tax assessments that the members of the Boilermakers and other affiliated Trades have faced in British Columbia. Please be aware that we are not the only Province in […]

Boilermakers Annual Fishing Derby

On February 12th, 2018 the Boilermakers annual fishing derby was once again held on the Vedder River in Chilliwack, B.C. In attendance were around 25 avid fisherman who braved the very cold temperatures for their chance to become this year’s winner.  Lodge 359 congratulates member Ian Biela whose catch weighed in at 7lbs 3oz to […]