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Notice

Dear Members, As of February 2nd, 2017 you must be a member in the apprentice, journeyperson or journeyperson candidate class…

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Notice
Ontario Legislature Contact

Ontario Legislature Contact

Dear Brothers and Sisters, As you may be aware the Ontario Government has introduced Ominus Bill 70. Section 17 of…

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Instructor Training Program

Local 853 instructors attend the 2016 UA Instructor Training Program in Ann Arbor Michigan. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="1" gal_title="Instructor Training Program"]

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Instructor Training Program
2015 UA International Apprentice Competition

2015 UA International Apprentice Competition

Congratulations to all of the competitors at the UA International Apprentice Competition in Ann Arbor this year. This year’s Sprinkler…

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Five piping apprentices to represent Canada at international competition

Top piping trades apprentices from across Canada, including a female welder from Alberta, are poised to showcase their skills at…

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Five piping apprentices to represent Canada at international competition
Bill 6

Bill 6

Going forward, all government jobs will have accountability to employ apprentices and support retention to ensure completion of their apprenticeship.…

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Bill C-377

Bill C-377 endangers our ability to build projects across the country and create jobs, and is intended to fix a…

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Bill C-377

14th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament

The UA Local 853 Golf Tournament was once again a great success. A special thanks to the Committee who worked…

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Ontario sprinkler trade reclassified compulsory

The Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) has anounced that come Feb. 2, 2017 the sprinkler and fire protection installer trade…

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Ontario sprinkler trade reclassified compulsory
Sprinkler & Fire Protection Installer

Sprinkler & Fire Protection Installer

Local 853 Business Manager Greg Mitchell announces the exciting news that as of February 2, 2015 it’s official! Sprinkler &…

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Funds for Lungs

As the beautiful Tina Giroux-Proulx awaits a lung transplant, she needs your help. Tina is the beloved sister to one…

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Funds for Lungs