Union Brother Benno Rudolph Joseph Dubler passed away December 25, 2017 at the age of 94 years at his home in Elora, Ontario.
Benno was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, in the Machine Shop as a Machinist on March 28, 1960, at that time becoming a member of IAM&AW LL 1863 (now LL 1975).
Montréal, QC – If you’re going to create an aerospace policy for the IAM in Canada, there’s no better place to start than at Bombardier in Montreal. During his first site visit of 2018, Canadian GVP Stan Pickthall met with the leadership of IAM Local Lodge 712, IAM District Lodge 11, IAM Quebec Coordinator David Chartrand and IAM Aerospace Coordinator Gerald Tremblay
Over the last few years, the IAM has been the major participant in the CLC Parliament Hill Lobby Days. Let’s continue to hit above our weight and make Lobby Days 2018 even more successful!
Four topics are being considered for inclusion in the lobby day; including pharmacare, pay equity, pension and bankruptcy reform, and employment insurance. The registration is now open for the CLC lobby day on February 6, 2018. A mandatory planning and training session will be held on February 5, 2018 at 6 pm at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre.
All lobby day attendees must be registered through the online form in order to participate in the lobby. Please identify who from your Local Lodge will be coming to participate in the lobby. We will be working hard to make sure at least one person in each lobby delegation is a constituent of the MP being lobbied. This form is live – Register Now! Continue reading
Union Brother Anthony ‘Tony’ Jeacock passed away January 2, 2018 at the age of 77 years.
Tony was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, in the Machine Shop as a Machinist on January 5, 1970, at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863 (now LL 1975), and retired in July 1, 2005.
A Celebration of Tony’s life was held at Williams Funeral Home in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, January 9, 2018.
IAM District 78 members generously dropped off food and toys at their Toronto office in the days leading up to Christmas.
The donations were then taken to the local fire station to be distributed to pre-screened families in need.
“Justice on the Job. Service to the Community”.
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District 78 Retirees Christmas Party was held on Dec. 5, 2017. A Joyful time was had by all. Special Thank you to Pauline, Colin, Manny and all the amazing volunteers who made this celebration possible.
Delegates to district 78
Please note that the next District Lodge meeting will be December 14th it will follow with a Social including Pizza
Union Brother George Elwin Sillib passed away November 30, 2017 in his 90th year.
George was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, in the Maintenance Department, December 2, 1968, at that time becoming a member of IAM&AW LL 1863 (now LL 1975).
A Celebration of Life will take place on December 28, 2017, at McCallum & Palla Funeral Home. Interment Colborne Cemetery.