B.C. Building Trades

Thank you Brother Jim Sinclair! BC Fed President retires

  BC Insulators Union Business Manager Lee Loftus says the union was sorry to hear that Brother Jim Sinclair is stepping down as President of the BC Federation of Labour. “Jim Sinclair has been a strong friend of the BC Insulator’s Union for the entire 15 years that he has been […]

Anti-Union Bill C-377 returns in Senate

The Conservatives’ anti-union Bill C-377 has suddenly returned from limbo and is once again on the government agenda. Bill C-377 would financially hurt labour organizations by forcing extensive publication of all financial dealings, obligations which no other organizations such as those for lawyers, doctors, architects, engineers and other occupations face. […]

BC Insulators attend energy symposium

The BC Insulators and the BC Building Trades attended the QUEST Community Energy Symposium at the new Anvil Centre in New Westminster. There were some interesting presentations and round tables with the focus of attention on District Energy Systems. QUEST stands for Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow, and is “a collaborative […]

$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 […]