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IBEW Locals Holding Elections During June

June 19, 2017

In June 2017, many IBEW locals are holding elections. Here is a list, with winning candidate names posted as they are announced.

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Apprenticeship Reform Consultations Underway

June 16, 2017

An overview of the issues brought up at the Ontario MAESD apprenticeship reform consultations, now underway and finishing July 25.

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New Ontario College of Trades Enforcement Regime Now In Place

June 12, 2017

The new OCOT Compliance and Enforcement policy now has specified penalties in dollar amounts for notices of contravention.

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OCOT Affirms Importance of Enforcement in the New Compliance and Enforcement Policy

May 23, 2017

IBEW CCO Executive Chairman James Barry’s report on the new OCOT Compliance and Enforcement Policy he helped draft.

Canadian Building Trades Monument, Major's Hill Park, Ottawa

Monument to Canada’s Building Trades Unveiled at Major’s Hill Park

May 18, 2017

Highlights from the unveiling of the CBTU monument in Ottawa on May 16.

Marion Brown CBTU Song Contest Winner

Marion Brown Wins CBTU Song Contest

May 10, 2017

Marion will be singing “Standing Together” at the unveiling of the monument May 16.

Skills Ontario 2017 Electrical Booth

ECAO-IBEW Shines at Ontario Skills Competition 2017

May 5, 2017

ECAO-IBEW volunteers and competitors made an incredible impact at the Ontario Skills Conference 2017, showing the fun and challenge of electrical work.

Powering Communities Ontario

New Website Shows Value of IBEW-ECAO Work in Ontario Communities

May 2, 2017

Powering Communities is a new website and commercial designed to help the public understand the value of professional work by IBEW-ECAO.

Ontario Technological Skills Competition

2017 Skills Competition Coming to Toronto

April 25, 2017

The IBEW will be at Skills 2017 in Toronto, sponsoring workshops and competitions.

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Workers’ Day of Mourning April 28

April 20, 2017

Every April 28, we remember workers who are killed or injured on the job site. Locals across Ontario will be observing this day.

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