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Shovel Ceremony

Members, it’s finally official! Construction has begun on our new Union Hall and Training Centre. We will be providing photo…

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Shovel Ceremony
It is with our deepest sympathies that we announce the passing of Ross Ferguson

It is with our deepest sympathies that we announce the passing of Ross Ferguson

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ross Ferguson on April 3, 2019. Glendale Funeral Home 1810 Albion…

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It is with our deepest sympathies that we announce the passing of UA Local 853 Brother Chen

King Chen, long time member and former owner of Quality Fire Protection Ltd. Visitation 5-9 PM March 7th, Funeral March…

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It is with our deepest sympathies that we announce the passing of UA Local 853 Brother Chen
Details of Brother Cliff MacNeill’s Celebration of Life

Details of Brother Cliff MacNeill’s Celebration of Life

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of 50-year member of UA Local 853, Brother Cliff MacNeill.…

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Details of Brother Fountain’s Celebration of Life

It is with our deepest sympathies that we announce the passing of UA Local 853 Brother Fountain. Click here to…

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Details of Brother Fountain’s Celebration of Life
Details of Brother Smith’s Celebration of Life

Details of Brother Smith’s Celebration of Life

It is with our deepest sympathies that we announce the passing of UA Local 853 Brother Brian Smith on October…

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Sprinkler fitter apprentice wins international competition

Ryan Young, a fourth-year apprentice with U.A. Local 853 Sprinkler Fitters Ontario, took home the main title at the 31st…

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Sprinkler fitter apprentice wins international competition
Apprentice Contest and Instructor Graduation

Apprentice Contest and Instructor Graduation

Local 853 would like to congratulate Ryan Young on winning the International Apprentice Contest in Ann Arbor, Michigan this year.…

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Dear Family and Friends:

I’m sure everyone is aware of the tragedy in Grand Valley involving three-year-old Kaden Young, missing in the Grand River…

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Dear Family and Friends:
Sprinkler apprentice wins top spot in international competition

Sprinkler apprentice wins top spot in international competition

Sprinkler fitter apprentice Chris Pierog of United Association (U.A.) Local 853 Sprinkler Fitters Ontario recently won the U.A. International Apprentice…

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Young among first women to enter sprinkler trade

Kathryn Young never shies away from a challenge. Young is the first woman to complete the apprenticeship training and pass…

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Young among first women to enter sprinkler trade