Electrical upgrades at the Women’s Shelter in Kamloops
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Electrical upgrades at the Women’s Shelter in Kamloops

The IBEW 993 Women’s Committee partnered with the Women in Trades Training (WITT) at the Thompson Rivers University. The partnership’s goal was to complete electrical upgrades at the Women’s Shelter. Alison Klie, a member of the IBEW 993 Women’s committee and Red Seal Electrician, started organizing the project in 2019. Along with everything else, COVID-19…

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…

IBEW 993 Women’s Committee to do Electrical upgrades at Kamloops Women’s Shelter
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IBEW 993 Women’s Committee to do Electrical upgrades at Kamloops Women’s Shelter

Women’s Committee members Alison Klie and Mollie Routledge dropped by the Kamloops Women’s Shelter to drop off donations and go over details of the Women’s Shelter Electrical Upgrade that IBEW LU 993 Women’s Committee is fundraising for. The upgrades will be done from cash donations and also from ticket sales to the Movie STAND!. The…

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…