July 4, 2017

IAM scholarship award presented at graduation ceremony

Edmonton, AB – Canadian IAM members and their children have been presented with the IAM scholarship award every year but rarely do we capture the presentation at a graduation ceremony. For 2017 IAM scholarship recipient Britney Trieu of Edmonton, her award was presented to her as part of her high school graduation ceremony Friday June 30th. The award is based on academic excellence, test scores, attitude toward study, personal references

Non-Confidence vote brings NDP to power in B.C.

Victoria, BC – Seven weeks after the provincial election, there is a new government in British Columbia and for the first time in 16 years, it is not liberal. The NDP will form a minority government after the Liberals under Christie Clark were defeated June 29th in a non-confidence vote, 44-42 in the legislature. Clark met with Lt. Governor Judith Guichon for ninety minutes June 29th, asking for the dissolution

Pickthall visits planes and automobiles

Vancouver, BC – Stan Pickthall didn’t take the train to Vancouver but he did go by plane and he did tour a number of automobiles in his most recent site visit of IAM work places. The Canadian GVP along with Chief of Staff Gord Falconer joined Transportation District Lodge 140 General Chairperson Tania Canniff to tour G4S operations at Vancouver International Airport. “This was a unique experience for me to