Entries by Ken Noga

Boilermakers Annual Fishing Derby

On February 12th, 2018 the Boilermakers annual fishing derby was once again held on the Vedder River in Chilliwack, B.C. In attendance were around 25 avid fisherman who braved the very cold temperatures for their chance to become this year’s winner.  Lodge 359 congratulates member Ian Biela whose catch weighed in at 7lbs 3oz to […]

Income Tax Assessments Opinion Letter

On Wednesday March 14th the Union met with Lewis & Company, a chartered professional accounting firm in Vancouver to seek an opinion on the tax assessments that the members are receiving from the CRA. The meeting resulted in an opinion letter being drafted for our members use. The letter will be mailed to all active […]

Sample JRD Certificates and Receipts

It is appreciated that members have started submitting their JRD certificates and receipts. It is very important to note that the certificate and the receipt must be clear and legible, also, each item must be scanned or photographed individually. Below are a few examples of how they should be submitted. To submit your copies by […]

Job Ready Dispatch

The following post regarding the Job Ready Dispatch program is in part taken directly from Business Manager Nicholson’s letter to the Lodge 359 Field Construction Membership. Information about how the program will work for our membership and employers has been added to the end of the original letter. Job Ready Dispatch (JRD) As many members […]

Field Member Health & Welfare Self Pay Subsidy

This news article is very important to all construction field members, please take the time to read it and share it with your Union Brothers and Sisters. Our Field Member Health & Welfare Plan is highly subsidized, in essence, those who contribute the greater number of man hours to the Plan help to defer the costs […]

January 2018 Newsletter

2017 Children’s Christmas Party For the first time since 2010 the Lodge held a Christmas Party for the kids complete with our very own Sandy McKimmie in the role of Santa Clause. There was food, gifts and crafts for all to enjoy. Special thank you to Sat Chatta, Kyle Lepitre and Jordan Streng for setting […]