Entries by Ken Noga

January 2017 Newsletter

Helping Out The Luyt Family On December 31st, 2016 I was in contact with my neighbours the Gotro family in Kamloops who had lost their 12 year old Grandson in November of 2016. Kai Gotro was a special needs child who passed away at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. From my understanding, Jean Gotro was somehow in contact […]

Boilermakers Health and Welfare Plan – Important Changes Coming

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING UPCOMING CHANGES TO YOUR EXTENDED HEALTH CARE COVERAGE January 18th, 2017 Effective February 1, 2017 your out of country / emergency travel accident insurance will be provided by Manulife through Allianz Global Assistance.  The coverage will remain the same, but in the event you have a claim, you will contact Allianz Global Assistance.  […]

2017 Boilermaker Scholarship Program

The 2017 Boilermaker Scholarship notification and application form have now been posted on the Membership Services page within the “Scholarships” pull down menu. To be eligible, the applicant must be a son, daughter, legally adopted child or dependent of a member in good standing. Applications are limited to high school seniors who will be entering their […]

Farrah Fights CDG

Boilermakers working at the Fort Nelson Spectra Energy site have reached out in support of the local community to assist with a great fundraising program for a young girl with a very rare congenital disorder known as CDG (Congenital Disorder of Glycosylation). Our members have organized a number of 50/50 card draws to help assist […]

September 2016 Newsletter

33rd Consolidated Convention Report Our members elect local lodge officers and delegates to the Consolidated Convention held every five years. For this 33rd Consolidated Convention held on July 18th to July 21st, 2016 local 359 members were able to send 7 delegates; Dave French, Jordan Streng, Gord Weel, Jim Wymer, Palmer Allan, Ken Noga and by virtue […]

2016 Boilermakers Lodge 359 Golf Tournament

Lodge 359 would like to sincerely thank all those who generously contributed to this years golf tournament. We had a perfect golfing day unlike the previous year, the prizes and dinner this year were simply amazing. A special thanks goes out to the staff and management of Pagoda Ridge Golf Coursefor hosting the tournament. This […]

April 2016 Newsletter

Merritt and Ft. St. James Biomass Boiler Updates The following bullet point presentation and photos of the TVE jobs at Merritt and Ft. St. James were provided by Matt Beauregard. We would like to sincerely thank him for taking time from his schedule to help out with our newsletter. Summer of 2014 TVE approached FSE […]

Tilbury LNG Project

Boilermakers Lodge 359 crew working for Bantrel Constructors at the Fortis LNG Tank on Tilbury Island. This photo was taken the day of the roof air raise in October of 2015.

January 2016 Newsletter

UnionWare Office Software During the week of January 11th through the 15th UnionWare trainers and technical support attended the offices of Lodge 359 in order to first train and then go live with the Boilermakers new office system software. UnionWare Enterprise Core module which controls the membership data base and Dispatch are the first two […]

September 2015 Newsletter

For this newsletter Lodge 359 staff would like to provide the membership with an overview of important events spanning over the past few years. The Move The largest single most important event to happen for Lodge 359 in decades was the sale of Dawson Street and subsequent purchase of our property in Langley. The end […]