Archive for Month: August 2014

$1,000 bursary available to BC Insulators students

The daughters and sons of BC Insulators Union Local 118 members are eligible for a $1,000 bursary for higher education in British Columbia. The Robert J. Watson National Bursary Program will award two $1,000 bursaries in BC to “the children of union members whose local union has within its jurisdiction […]

Labour Day celebrations across BC on Monday September 1, 2014

Local Labour Councils are holding Labour Day events on Monday September 1, 2014 across the province in coordination with the BC Federation of Labour and the Canadian Labour Congress. You can find an event in your community through the BC Federation of Labour’s events website page. In Burnaby there is a […]

BC Insulators Green campaign meets success

The BC Insulators Green campaign to promote Mechanical Insulation continues to roll with two notable successes generated from our Trade Show booth at the Canadian Green Building Council conference in Toronto and at SustainaBuild conference right here in Vancouver.   At the Toronto conference we met Cara Sloat of WSP […]

The new world of retirement: Security for the rich

 The new world of retirement: Security for the rich, risk for everyone else By Linda McQuaig  From  iPolitics Quaint as it now seems, not long ago this was considered a good basic plan: Work hard all your life and then retire with a comfortable pension. In recent times, a new plan […]