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The Callgary Herald 'Swerve' Magazine
(June 12/15) includes a fascinating article on a new public art work being installed in Vancouver and fabricated by Local 8 members working at Reggin Industries Inc. You can find the article HERE
Local 8 Training Co-ordinator / Instructor, Rick Carter has accepted a position
with Local # 276 and will be stepping down in September.

To fill this position, we have hired  Jason Wright and he will be starting on Monday, August 24/15. During the first week he will be working with Rick to learn
about the position and our systems.

Rick’s last day will be August 27th.  We'd like to thank him for all that he has done for our Local in the last 5 years and wish him and his wife all the best in their
relocation to Victoria.

 

Local #8 is looking for 2 apprentices who would like to attend the Building Trades of Alberta Convention being held in Jasper from September 28th to October 1st.

As delegates, expenses would be paid.

Apprentices who are interested or would like more information should

send an email to doug@local8.ca

 

The 2 delegates will be drawn from all emails received on August 28th.


 

L. Local 8 has purchased a bay for the new
Calgary Office / Hall with room for future
training facilities

The Calgary office is now located at
# 125, 5723 - 10 St. NE  Calgary  T2W 8E7

Our Calgary area membership meetings
will be held in the new building starting
in September.

Our phone and fax numbers
remain the same.
PENSION PLAN
Alberta Sheet Metal Retirement Trust Fund
Plan booklets are available online
HEALTH & WELFARE
Coughlin & Associates Web Site
Downloadable claims forms:

Prescription & other medical benefits (original recipts must accompany form)
Dental  (most dentists will file digitally)   
Short Term Disability
Direct Deposit (to have claims directly deposited to your bank account within 2-5 business days of approval)
Change Form to add or delete dependents or change beneficiaries
 Canadian Model for Providing a Safe Workplace
Alcohol & Drug Guidelines and
Work Rule

Follow this link for a PDF format
APPRENTICES: Check out Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training
for scholarship info and other funding
 
Local 8 is proud to support our communities through donations to worthy causes.
All funding is made from our Benevolent Fund and through motions made by our members
at our regular meetings. We've donated to:
AIT Apprenticeship Scholarships          Air Canada Dreams Take Flight
Alberta Childrens’ Hospital (Calgary)          BTA Charitable Foundation
Canadian Red Cross          Child Find        EDLC Broken Families Memorial
Edmonton Police Association Drug Education
Enmax – Ganotec West “Adopt A Family’ Program   Food Banks throughout Alberta
Glenrose Hospital Courage Centre    Greater Edmonton Alliance & MacG in Calgary
Habitat For Humanity         Haiti Disaster Relief      KidSafe Program
Knights of Columbus Youth Programs   Movember – Prostate Cancer         Red Cross         RoofTek      Royal Canadian Legion & Legion Poppy Fund
Salvation Army           Skills Alberta & Skills Canada
Slave Lake Disaster Relief Fund (Red Cross & Salvation Army)
Southern Alberta Flood Relief      S
TARS
Building
Magic In the Air      United Way
 
LOCAL 8 NEWS
 
  The July newsletter is now online.
 
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MEETING DATES
All meetings are at 7:30 PM except
Fort McMurray  (8:00 PM)
 
No meetings in July or August

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EDMONTON
17310 - 106 Ave
FORT MAC
9713 Hardin St.
CALGARY -
125 - 5723 10 St NE
LETHBRIDGE
#225 207 13 St. N
COMET RED DEER
4311 - 49 Ave
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