IBEW 993 Received BC Breaking Barriers Award
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IBEW 993 Received BC Breaking Barriers Award

IBEW LU 993 was nominated and won the BC Breaking Barrier award. This award is provided to an outstanding organization or individual for their work in tackling systemic or institutional racism and reducing barriers for communities that experience marginalization. Speaking on behalf of IBEW 993 Business Manager Glen Hilton said the IBEW LU 993 team…

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New Work Opportunities at Pennsylvania Chemicals (Cracker Plant)

On September 11, 2020, Tom Reid First District International Vice President announced to all IBEW First District Inside Construction Local Unions: There are new opportunities for Canadian IBEW members to go down to Pennsylvania to work on the Pennsylvania Cracker plant. Mr. Mark Selbert of Great Arrow Builders has notified our office that extensions for…

Guidance to Construction Sites Operating During COVID-19
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Guidance to Construction Sites Operating During COVID-19

Guidance to construction sites operating during COVID-19 As the challenges caused by the coronavirus outbreak continue to shift, the B.C. government and B.C.’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, are taking unprecedented measures to slow the transmission of COVID-19. Recently, Dr. Henry issued an order under the BC’s Public Health Act prohibiting the gathering of…

Shoe Memorial Shoe Donations from Brush Strokes of Kamloops
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Shoe Memorial Shoe Donations from Brush Strokes of Kamloops

A huge thank you to the Ladies from Brush Strokes Kamloops who stopped by IBEW LU 993 to drop off shoes that they have artfully hand-painted for the Shoe Memorial/Red Dress Ceremony that the IBEW 993 Women’s Committee is helping to organize alongside the Kamloops and District Labour Council. The Shoe Memorial will be held…

Remembrance Day Ceremony Terrace and Kitimat
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Remembrance Day Ceremony Terrace and Kitimat

Terrace Remembrance Day Ceremony Parade starts from Safeway at 10:30 am then proceeds to Tillicum Theatre for ceremony. Parade to go to Cenotaph at 11:00 am for laying of wreaths. Meet at legion at 12:00 noon for socializing with dinner at 5pm Roast Chicken $15 per plate. Assistant Business Manager Lorne Fisher will be at…

Remembrance Day Prince George
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Remembrance Day Prince George

Remembrance Day Ceremony in Prince George will be held at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre from 9 am to 2 pm. IBEW LU 993 will have a wreath laid to remember those who have given their lives for our country. Prince George Conference and Civic Centre Address: 808 Canada Games Way, Prince George…

Remembrance Day in Kamloops
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Remembrance Day in Kamloops

Please join us at Riverside Park in Kamloops for the Remembrance Day ceremony IBEW 993 will be laying a wreath. If you wish to attend the Kamloops Remembrance Day Ceremony we will be meeting behind the Cenotaph which is near the Band Shell. November 11, 2019 10:30 am Location: Riverside Park Program 10:45 am –…

Shoe Memorial and Red Dress Memorial
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Shoe Memorial and Red Dress Memorial

IBEW LU 993 Women’s Committee is working with the Kamloops and District Labour Council to host the Annual Shoe Memorial and Red Dress Memorial. The Women’s Committee is asking for assistance in collecting gently used women’s and children’s shoes for the memorial. Gently used shoes can be dropped off at any of the November unit…

You better watch out! You better not shout! Santa Claus is coming to Unit II.
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You better watch out! You better not shout! Santa Claus is coming to Unit II.

Santa (IBEW 993 member Chris Emery) will be in Kamloops on Saturday, November 30th, 2019 to visit with member’s children to see if they have been naughty or nice between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. We will be making popsicle reindeer ornaments, Playing pin the nose on the reindeer and decorating cookies. We will have…