National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Events and Actions
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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Events and Actions

Dear Friends, This year, for the first time, September 30th, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will be marked as a statutory holiday. This means many of you will have the chance to take the day to reflect on truth and reconciliation and on the genocidal legacy of Canada’s Indian Residential School System. We have compiled…

Available Funds for Wildfire Evacuees

Available Funds for Wildfire Evacuees

$15,000 of financial support for people impacted by wildfires. To help ease the burden of evacuations and loss, Community Savings Credit Union is providing up to $15,000 of financial support to help union members impacted by wildfires. We will provide $500 in funds directly to individual union members that require assistance. $15,000 will be distributed…

Labour Day Message from the First District
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Labour Day Message from the First District

Dear Sisters and Brothers: This Labour Day is our day to celebrate the accomplishments we have achieved together as part of the world’s oldest and largest electrical workers union and the greatest union in the world, the IBEW. We only have to look at the past year and a half while living and working through…

Free Menstrual Products to Be Offered on Some Public Construction Sites

Free Menstrual Products to Be Offered on Some Public Construction Sites

It’s the right thing to do. Period. On the eve of global Menstrual Hygiene Day May 28, BC Infrastructure Benefits (BCIB) announces it will provide free menstrual products to its employees, removing a barrier for people on some of the biggest construction projects in British Columbia. BCIB is the first Crown corporation to sign the…

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…