OPTC New in 2016

 


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“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”

This is exactly what Joe Roberts is doing as he pushes his shopping cart 9,000 km across Canada to help raise awareness and funding to help prevent youth homelessness. On October 23, 2016, Joe’s journey will bring him to Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square where you can learn how Push for Change is fighting for Canada’s youth.


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On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016, hundreds of people gathered around Yonge and Dundas Square, in downtown Toronto, to support Joe Roberts’ The Push for Change (PFC) campaign and event.

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An unusual scene on a Kingston Highway today.
A man — pushing a shopping cart across the country — made a stop here this afternoon.

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The Ontario Pipe Trades Council is proud to join with UA Canada in supporting Joe Roberts in his message “The Push for Change”.

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UA Canada is extremely pleased to announce that we are the PUSH FOR CHANGE – presenting sponsors. We have raised $507,000.00 for this 18 month campaign(2015).

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The Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country.

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Skills/Compétences Canada vous invite à participer à ses Olympiades en tenant un stand d’info-carrière.

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Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC), a not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies is proud to announce that UA Canada, an international multi-craft union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation and servicing of piping systems will continue their support as Presenting Sponsor of the next three Skills Canada National Competitions beginning with the 2016 Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Moncton, NB.

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OPTC New in 2015

 

Alberta welder Alanna Marklund, the first Canadian apprentice to win the United Association’s prestigious Allyn Parmenter and George Bliss Award, enjoys the day-to-day challenges inherent in the trade.

“I like the challenge of the weld,” says Marklund, who is employed through the union at Aecon Industrial-Western Canada’s fabrication shop at Sherwood Park just outside the city of Edmonton.

“I like to get a stack of prints and work through them. I like being given a weld that has something complicated about it. I like to really challenge myself and see how well I can do.”

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