Local 579 Delegates Update

The ballots for the Local 579 ACRC Delegates were counted on Friday, June 29, 2018.

The following are the results:

1. Mike Williams
2. Joanne Bemister
3. Ivan Gedge
4. Paul Pelly
5. Neil Mulrooney
6. Bill Hedlund
7. Connie Fowler
8. Max Fancy
9. Lloyd Granter
10. George Janes
11. Jeff Bemister
12. Steve Sheppard
13. Darren Thorne
14. Allan Power
15. Darren Targett

16. Norman Byrd (Alternate)
17. Adam Wall (Alternate)
18. Bobby Doyle (Alternate)

Thank you to all members who put their name forward for the ballot. The Election Committee would also like to thank the many volunteers who helped with the ballot count today, and the members who took time to vote.

Local 579 Executive Update

The ballots for Local 579 Executive were counted today, June 22, 2018. 

The following are the results: 

President – Mike Williams
Vice President – Paul Pelley
Recording Secretary – Neil Mulrooney
Financial Secretary – Joanne Bemister
Treasurer – Steve Sheppard
Conductor – Max Fancy
Trustee East – Bill Hedlund
Trustee Central – Lloyd Granter
Trustee West – Elvis Park
Warden – Steve Fleming (Acclamation)

Thank you to all members who put their name forward for the ballot. The Election Committee would also like to thank the many volunteers who helped with the ballot count today, and the members who took time to vote.

2018 Sisters in the Brotherhood Conference

Dear Sisters,

Please be advised there will be a 2018 Sisters in the Brotherhood Conference at the International Training Centre Las Vegas from August 26-29, 2018. The Atlantic Canada Regional Council has been allocated 25 spots for our members to attend.

In order to qualify for this conference you must write a brief letter as to why you should be chosen to attend the conference. In addition to qualify you must be in good standing with the Union . Please forward your applications to sib@acrc.ca by June 18 2018.

The successful applicants will be notified by June 21 2018.

Thank you for your continued interest and support for the Sisters in the Brotherhood.

Fraternally Yours,
Debra Romero
EST

Day of Mourning

April 28th is the National Day of Mourning. We pay our respect to the men and women who have been injured or killed in work related incidents.

For more information: Click Here

Ceremony Locations and Times:

New Brunswick Locations: Click Here

Newfoundland Locations: Click Here

Nova Scotia Locations: Click Here

P.E.I. Locations: Click Here

Other Locations Around Canada: Click Here

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Dues Receipts

Effective Monday, February 5, 2018:

Where as we have several members who pay dues online and via credit cards, the ACRC will no longer be generating and mailing receipts for these payments. Your financial institution can provide a record to you that indicates proof of payment. Going forward, receipts will only be provided to those members paying cash at the counter.

PLEASE NOTE:  YEARLY DUES PAID STATEMENT LETTERS ARE NOT AFFECTED AND WILL BE SENT OUT VIA CANADA POST TO MEMBERS BY THE CRA REQUIREMENT OF FEBRUARY 28TH.

The Blueprint Winter 2017 issue out now!

The latest issue of The Blueprint is now available! You can browse current and past issues on our website here. Members automatically receive a copy by mail or they can be picked up at your local union office.

Have a suggestion or story idea? Tell us about it by submitting an email to suggestions@acrc.ca

Upcoming dates for Journeymen Leadership program

Please see the upcoming dates for the UBC Journeymen: Building Leadership For a Strong Future program:

January 25-28, 2018
February 1-4, 2018
February 8-11, 2018

The Journeymen Leadership program is held at the UBC International Training Center in Las Vegas, NV. Please note that members can only attend the Journeymen Leadership program once.

If you are interested in attending one of these sessions, please contact Debbie Smith by phone at (506) 450-4024 extension 201 or by email dsmith@acrc.ca

For more information on the Journeymen Leadership program, please click here to view our Programs page.