Entries by Ken Noga

September 2017 Newsletter

Lodge 359 Members Recognized For Professionalism As many of you are aware, the presence of unionized craft has been significantly reduced in the northern sector of British Columbia, especially within the natural gas sector. Our members when given the opportunity need to showcase their abilities in order to prove without doubt that Lodge 359 should […]

2017 Boilermaker Golf Tournament

It was another beautiful day at Pagoda Ridge for this years golf tournament. Lodge 359 would like to sincerely thank all of the sponsors for their generous donations, the tournament would not be possible without your support. Judging from all the smiles in the photos below it is probably safe to say that everyone had […]

April 2017 Newsletter

The Liberals are Throwing Injured Workers Under the Bus (Again) You may have heard that Christy Clark has proposed new legislation that promises employers they will receive millions of dollars earmarked for injured workers. The way the compensation system works is that employers pay an assessment per $100 of payroll into an “Accident Fund”. In […]

Manulife Direct Pay

A few issues have been identified regarding the new Manulife direct pay system. Please click here to read how these issues have been addressed. If you have any concerns please contact the administrators office immediately, 1.877.926.4537 Lodge 359 Staff

Extended Health Care Claims Moving To Manulife

If you have any questions regarding the extended health care claims conversion to Manulife, please call the Plan Administrators office at 1-877-926-4537 (Bilsland Griffith). Please click here to view the letter mailed to members regarding the conversion. Please click here to view the Manulife brochure. Lodge 359 Staff

Executive Board Nomination and Election Notice – Recording Secretary

Notice to all members: Please be advised of the upcoming nomination and election for Executive Board Officer, Recording Secretary. Nominations will be held during the April 5th general membership meeting in Langley between 7 and 9 pm. The election will be held during the May 3rd general membership meeting in Langley between 7 and 9 pm. Lodge […]

BCA Enabling Proposal Ballot Count

The BCA enabling proposal ballot count was tallied today, the result is as follows; 343 ballots were returned. 211 accepted the proposal. 128 rejected the proposal. 4 ballots were spoiled. The enabling proposal has been accepted. The tentative date for enacting the proposal is March 5, 2017 Thank you to the balloting committee, Ross Kirkpatrick, […]

Welder Performance Qualification Testing

On February 20, 2017 Boilermakers Lodge 359 received it’s Certificate of Recognition from the BC Safety Authority. What does this mean? It means that Lodge 359 can now provide qualification performance pressure weld testing for our members at the Joe Kiwior – Ivan Shook Training Centre. Any Lodge 359 member that wants to upgrade their […]

Boilermakers Support Local BMX Racer

Boilermakers Lodge 359 along with the Canadian International have sponsored local British Colombia BMX Racer Adicus Bird. The Comox Valley newspaper has written a article about this talented young lady, the story can be read by clicking here. Lodge 359 Staff