September 7, 2017

2017 SYMPOSIUM – Martinez has our back!

Hollywood, MD – International President Bob Martinez loves to talk to Canadian members whenever the chance occurs but seldom does he get the opportunity to talk the entire Canadian staff, leadership and local lodge executives in one room. He did just that today during his address to the 2017 Canadian staff and leadership symposium at the IAM W3 Centre.   “We have listened to our members on how we can

Smaller ships – greater agility

Hollywood, MD – In excess of 110 IAM Canadian staff, Directing Business Representatives, Business Representatives, General Chairpersons as well as Local Lodge officers are attending the 2017 Staff Conference and Local Lodge Symposium this week at the IAM W3 Education Center. In his opening remarks to delegates, GVP Stan Pickthall used the theme of the Symposium, “Smaller Ships” to outline the future course of the union in Canada. “I had