Important Announcement – Field Members (Updated – June 2, 2022)

Simply Voting – Ratification Vote Certification Document CLR Cims-GeoTech Ratification Vote: Regarding the ratification vote held May 13th to May 27th. We are pleased to announce that the Tentative Agreement between Lodge 359 and the CLR Non-BCBCBTU (CIMS-Geo-Tech)...

Site C Update

The recent May 11, 2022 visit with British Columbia Premier John Horgan and Energy Minister Bruce Ralston touring the Site C project. Photos submitted on behalf of Groupe LAR’s General Foreman Troy Kopp. Boilermakers Lodge 359 members working at the Site C Fabrication...

Collective Agreement Ratification Vote (Field Members)

Online Voting is now under way for the ratification of the new tentative Collective Agreement between Boilermakers Lodge 359 and CLR (non-BCBCBTU). CIMS Ltd and Geo-Tech are the signatory contractors, and the agreement is based upon the last BCA agreement, and not on...

Lodge 359 Boilermakers Get Vintage Farquhar Back To Work

More than five years had passed since a 1917 “Farquhar” steam traction engine at the Industrial Heritage Centre in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island made its last run. But it’s back in business and recertified to operate, thanks to active and retired Boilermakers from...