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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…

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…

A Huge Thank you to Houle Electric for Donating $1200 to the Comfort Cases
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A Huge Thank you to Houle Electric for Donating $1200 to the Comfort Cases

A huge thank you to Houle Electric and Jessie and Justine who stopped by to drop off a $1200 dollar donation and two Gift cards from Houle Electric to assist IBEW LU 993 Women’s Committee in building the Comfort Cases to be distributed on International Women’s Day March 2020. There will be 3 major projects…

Unit II Meeting in Kamloops Swearing in of New Members
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Unit II Meeting in Kamloops Swearing in of New Members

Unit II meeting and BBQ in Kamloops on October 3rd  Swearing in of 9 new members, an update on the Kamloops Hospital Patient Tower given by Eric Chambers IBEW LU 230 and Cody Pedderson from IBEW LU 213 were just a few items of business addressed.  Welcome new members Justin Hues, Luke Ross, Dane McDonald,…

Take Back the Night Kamloops
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Take Back the Night Kamloops

Members of IBEW LU 993 Women’s Committee Chandra Basil-Dugas. Alison Klie and Mollie Routledge showed their support at the Take Back the Night walk in Kamloops by walking in downtown Kamloops. Take Back The Night is a worldwide movement to stand against sexual violence, especially violence against women.