September 25, 2019

Guide Dogs of America: Changing the Lives of Sight-Impaired People Across Canada and the US.

“This facility is amazing!” said Canadian General Vice-President Stan Pickthall, “The grounds are immaculately kept, many of the buildings recently upgraded, and the staff are first-class professionals in the industry.” GVP Pickthall was speaking of his recent visit the Guide Dogs of America campus in Sylmar, CA. Guide Dogs of America is the charity of choice for the Machinists Union and its Local Lodges across North America. “The Canadian membership

40 new IAM members at A.S.A.P Secured Inc. at Montreal airport

25 September, 2019 For Immediate Release Montreal, QC – “It often takes a second effort to succeed at anything, and in this case, it proved very true,” said GLR Michel Richer of the 40 new members at A.S.A.P Secured Inc working at Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The new members joined the IAM in late August. The new group includes 40 workers assigned to air cargo control and officers

Quebec Machinists raise $37,500

L to R: Aerospace Coordinator Mark Johnson; Grand Lodge Representative Gary Hynes; Aerospace General Vice-President Mark Blondin; Chief-of-Staff Gord Falconer;Stan Pickthall, GVP IAM Canada Île Bizard, QC – More than 250 golfers lined up and swung their golf clubs to raise money for school-kids in Québec through the Maman Dion Foundation this past weekend. This annual fundraiser, organised by Québec Machinists, also had more than 300 people at the dinner,