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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.

Ontario Bill 70 Schedule 17 Update

Building Trades Unions Engage in Constructive Talks About OCOTAA

April 11, 2017

The talks called for during the demonstrations of November to February have taken place. Here’s an overview of the outcome.

Lambton College Picket

Skilled Trades Picket Lambton College in Sarnia

April 6, 2017

Lambton College in Sarnia is using out of town workers to build two new buildings while local skilled trades are left out.

The JUNOs May Be Over, But the Campaign is Just Beginning

April 4, 2017

A look at the ECAO-IBEW presence at the 2017 JUNO Awards, and how it kicks off the new campaign to show the value of electricians.

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Mapleview Electric Employees Vote to Join IBEW

March 28, 2017

On March 27, the 200 employees of Mapleview Electric in Woodbridge, Ontario voted to switch unions from CLAC to IBEW.

CBC interviewing Sherri Haigh and electrician Kathy Choquette

ECAO and IBEW Promote the Electrical Trade at Pre-JUNOs Party

March 24, 2017

Canada’s best musicians salute the electricians who keep them safely plugged in at a pre-JUNO award party at the Vault in Toronto.

ECAO-IBEW sponsorship of JUNO Awards 2017

IBEW and ECAO are Going to the JUNOs on April 2

March 21, 2017

IBEW and ECAO are sponsoring the Electronic Album of the Year Award at the JUNOs in Ottawa in 2017. This will give us a chance to highlight all the hard work electricians do to keep society powered.

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