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The Callgary Herald 'Swerve' Magazine
(June 12/15) includes a fascinating article on a new public art work installed at the Vancouver Airport and fabricated by Local 8 members working at Reggin Industries Inc.
You can find the article HERE
 
Hello, Stamps Fans!  1992 Legacy Night - July 29, 2017


As part of a special tribute to our 1992 Grey Cup winning team, the Calgary Stampeders are hosting a tailgate party before the game this Saturday.
 
The game kicks off at 7:30 PM, but as an exclusive offer, they are selling Power Zone Tickets with a food and beverage voucher for the tailgate party.

Come out this Saturday and get:
A ticket in the Power Zone section (click link below)
VIP access to the pre-game tailgate
Food and beverage voucher for the tailgate.
All-in price of $40.00

  

There will be music, the area is fully liquor licensed, and appearances will be made by members of the 1992 Grey Cup Team! The tailgate starts at 4:30 pm and is located at the south practice field at McMahon Stadium.

Click the link to see our stadium map and pricing: http://www.stampeders.com/seasontickets/

 
Local 8 By-election Results

At regular and special call meetings throughout the province in May, we called for
nominations to fill five vacant or expiring positions.

Jason Wright was elected as Recording Secretary by acclamation.
David Winchester was elected as Southern Alberta Board Member by acclamation
Steve Satter was elected as Health & Welfare Trustee by acclamation

One position for Southern Alberta Board Member remains vacant

Garry Melcosky was elected Pension Plan Trustee after the mail-in vote held
during the month of June.

 
PENSION PLAN
Alberta Sheet Metal Retirement Trust Fund
Plan booklets are available online
Coughlin & Associates Web Site
Health & Welfare booklets are no longer printed. PDF versions are available
PLAN BOOKLET
TRAVEL BOOKLET
RSA TRAVEL CARD
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)
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    Habitat For Humanity        
Haiti
Disaster Relief      KidSafe Program
Knights of Columbus Youth Programs        MADD        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 June newsletter is now online
 
Steve will be holding a Confined Space class
 iin the Calgary office at 9:00 AM on June 24.
Call the office or his cell 403 813 5523
to register
 
 
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MEETING DATES
All meetings are at 7:30 PM except
Fort McMurray  (8:00 PM)
 
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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
Click location for map

Click on icon to see promo items available for purchase by Local 8 Members
 

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available to Local 8 Members
 
 
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