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Welcome to the Prairie Arctic Regional Council’s website. We are happy that you are interested in exploring what it means to be a part of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. If you are already a member of the union, make sure you check out our members only area (Red tab at the top right of the page); you can request a user name and password to access it by emailing If you are a skilled tradesman or apprentice but do not belong to the union, we encourage you to check out the tabs at the top of the page corresponding to the province you are from. There you will find a brief history of the union, how to join and other information about the Prairie Arctic Regional Council and the trades that we represent. Our staff is always happy to answer any of your questions or concerns so don’t hesitate to call our office if you require additional information.


DET Journeyman Program - Millwrights

If you are interested in attending the DET Journeyman Program at the International Training Centre in Las Vegas from Jan 25 - Jan 28, 2018, please click here to fill out an application. Qualifications to attend the DET 300 Hitter Journeymen Program at the International Training Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada, include the following criteria:

- Must be a member in Good Standing of the UBC;

- Must be a certified Journeyperson at the time of the program;

- Must not have attended the Journeymen Conference before;

- Must be able to travel to the United States;

- Must have a valid passport


Deadline for applications is December 21, 2017.  If you have any questions please contact your Business Agent.


Canadian Traveller Referral Program

Any UBC members from locals outside of the province of Saskatchewan who are interested in work opportunities  in the province will need to follow the procedures to join the Canadian Traveller Referral Program.  Click here:Canadian Traveller Referral Program for more information.


Keeyask / Keewatinohk Hydro Projects

Are you interested in working at the Northern Camp jobs? If so, please follow this link and make a profile with the JRS. Your completed registration will have a reference number - please email and provide your reference number, name, local, classification (JM Red Seal / non-ticketed, Apprentice level), and phone number.

The jobs are a shift of 21 and 7, working 10 hours per day.  The current rate for a certified carpenter is $36.43 on May 1, 2017.  Flights are provided from the Canadian city closest to the member that is serviced by an International Airport.  The project is governed by the Burntwood Nelson Agreement which can be found online.



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