Retired member Robert L Johnston passed away on December 12, 2018 service as follows:
January 12th, 2019 – 1 pm
Sacred Heart Cathedral
255 Nicola Street
Donations to Marjorie Willowby Hospice in lieu of flowers.Read News
Manulife has asked that we share these documents with our membership regarding market fluctuation and Dollar Cost Averaging.Read News
Congratulations Alysa Middleton and Greg Hennessey on the birth of your baby boy
AIL and TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, in conjunction with the IBEW First District, will be offering five (5) Scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each to all IBEW members and their families that are in studies pursuing a post-secondary diploma or degree.
An application (see attached) must be submitted into our office no later than February 15th, 2019 and must be accompanied by a brief essay (done by the applicant) outlining the benefits of belonging to the IBEW.
A random draw will be held at the First District Office on February 22nd, 2019 followed by an announcement identifying the five winners.
Please share this opportunity with your Local Union members and encourage them to participate if they qualify.
Michelle Mungall is a Canadian politician, who is currently the BC Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for Nelson-Creston and a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. She served as a municipal councillor in the city of Nelson prior to being elected in the 2009 provincial election, and re-elected in 2013 in the Nelson-Creston riding. Mungall has introduced two private member bills, the Private Career Training Institutions Amendment Act in the 39th Parliament which would have English as a foreign or second language schools under the Private Career and Training Institutions Act; and the Poverty Reduction and Economic Inclusion Act in the 40th Parliament which would have mandated the preparation and implementation of a provincial poverty reduction strategy. For the BC NDP, Mungall served as the Opposition Spokesperson for Social Development, Advanced Education and Caucus Deputy House LeaderRead News
Sisters Angeline Camille, Alison Klie, Mollie Routledge from IBEW LU 993 Women’s Committee joined in with the Kamloops and District Labour Women’s Committee to help organize The 11th Annual Shoe Memorial. The Memorial was held on Saturday the 8th 2018 in Kamloops. The shoe Memorial is held in conjunction with the Nation Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. We were honored to have Evelyn Camille, Angeline’s mom, bless the memorial. Newly elected Chief Roseanne Casmir from the Tk’emlups Indian band welcoming the people and members in attendance. I would like to thank those who donated shoe and a special thank you to Jackie Camille and Sunshine Camille for their assistance in preparing and support during the event.Read News