Syncrude Project Gryphon Work Opportunities

Come work for Project Gryphon during Spring Maintenance Turnaround Find out more about opportunities for the Skilled Trades and what your colleagues are saying about working at Syncrude.

As we prepare to welcome teams to execute Syncrude’s 2021 Project Gryphon Event, focus and commitment from all workers will be required in order to carry out the plan safely. We have robust COVID-19 protocols to keep everyone safe.


Brothers and Sisters,

Effective immediately, counter service will be discontinued at our Atlantic Canada Regional Office, Carpenter Millwright College and the Office of Advance Women Apprentices in Paradise.  This is a precautionary measure to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  Business can be conducted by appointment or as follows:

Atlantic Canada Regional Office Telephone: 709-364-5430 x200Email:

Carpenter Millwright College
Telephone:  709-364-5586Email:

Office of Advance Women ApprenticesTelephone: 709-757-5437Email:

Thank you for your understanding while we do our part to help keep our staff, students and membership safe.

Mike Williams Regional Manager NL

Local 1009 Election Results

Attention Local 1009 Members: Let us welcome and congratulate the new Local 1009 Executive!

President – Darrell Melvin – re-elected by acclamation
Vice-President – Trevor Lambert – elected by vote
Financial Secretary – Mike Drover – re-elected by vote
Recording Secretary – Cassandra Whalen – elected by vote
Treasurer – AJ Whelan – re-elected by vote
Trustee Western – Myles Lambert – re-elected to different position by vote
Trustee Central – Glen Rideout – elected by acclamation
Trustee Eastern – Paul Baron – re-elected by acclamation
Conductor – Jessica Elms – elected by vote
Warden – James Bishop – elected by vote


U.S. Election Results

What do they mean for the UBC and our members?

Join Jason Rowe, Vice President, Canadian District, UBCJA and your brothers and sisters from across Canada to discuss the results and how they affect you and your union!

DATE: Thursday December 3rd

TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST

Moderator: Mark Lewis | General Counsel, Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario


  • Kyle Makarios | US National Political Director, UBCJA
  • Clyde Scollan | Business Development, British Columbia Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Mike Yorke | President and Director of Public Affairs and Innovation, Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario