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2019 EST Meetings

Winnipeg hosted the 2019 EST meetings on June 4th and 5th in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. The senior leadership of the UBC, including the General Executive Board, District VP's, International staff and representatives, and Council EST's met in Winnipeg at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. A tour of the museum and unveiling of the George Armstrong commemorative print were several of the events that took place.  Please see the Photo Gallery for pictures.


Office to Advance Women Apprentices - on May 21st, 2019, Karen Walsh (Executive Director, OAWA) and Andrea Canada (Project Manager, Manitoba OAWA) presented information about the Office to Advance Women Apprentices.  Click here to check out the OAWA website.  Pictures of the presentation are in the photo gallery!  Thank you to all who attended!


MB Apprenticeship Contest 2019 - Kristie Latta, Millwright Local 1443 Winner

Kristie Latta has been a Millwright since 2014.  She always knew she wanted to work in the trades but wasn’t sure which path she was going to take.  A family friend offered her a job as a Millwright apprentice and she knew right away that this was her career choice.  She joined Millwrights Local 1443 in June 2015.  During her apprenticeship, Kristie worked for several different contractors in a wide variety of locations including the Kelsey Generating Station, Royal Canadian Mint, Griffin Wheel, Koch Fertilizer, and the Gerdau steel mill.  Her favorite part of being a millwright is that it is rarely boring!  She completed her apprenticeship and earned her Red Seal Certification in 2018.  Kristie currently works for Black & McDonald at the Gerdau steel mill as a Foreman.


Girls Exploring Trades and Technology Camp 2019 - Local 1985 Journeyperson Shylah Nokusis volunteered at this years' Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) Camp at Regina Saskatchewan Polytechnic.  The girls, aged 12-15, built a side table recycled from pallets with the help of 3 female mentors.  Picture is in the photo gallery!

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Build a Bench for Saskatoon Services for Seniors - July 6, 2018: click here for more info!

Business in Focus Magazine Article: 'Promoting Opportunities in the Trade' Prairie Arctic Regional Council

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