February 3, 2021

OPINION - A Stagnant government in the face of an industry in peril, By Dave Chartrand

David Chartrand, Quebec Coordinator for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) This article was published in Les Ailes du Québec If the sacrifices of aviation industry workers are a necessary evil in these times of pandemic, the Trudeau government’s inaction towards them only worsens the side effects. It has been said for almost a year now; the government must put in place a sectoral assistance plan for

ROSEMARY BROWN - Black History Month Posters from IAM Local 2323

In celebration of Black History Month, the Young Machinists at Local 2323 have released a series of six posters – and they’re all focused on black women. Young Machinists from 2323 designed the posters, and one of the members, Shryl Ramsarran did the artwork herself. IAM Canada is proud to be part of the unveiling of the posters. Over the month of February, we will post a new one on

Special offer for Machinists - The Stand movie-musical

The producers of Stand! are offering Machinists Union members a 20 percent discount to watch the movie from the comfort of their homes. For $7.99 in the United States and $10 in Canada, members can view the acclaimed movie-musical, an immigrant love story set against the backdrop of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike in Canada. Due to COVID-19, the movie transitioned from in-theater distribution to virtual. Starting February 11, machinists can