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…

Comfort Case Created and Delivered
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Comfort Case Created and Delivered

Through donations from IBEW 993 members, friends, families, signatory contractors and the affiliates of IBEW LU 993 the IBEW 993 Women’s Committee were able to create 64 Comfort Cases for sexual assault victims. The Comfort Cases were delivered to communities in Northern BC located in IBEW LU 993 jurisdiction just before International Women’s Day March…

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…

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…