Author: Mike van Hellemond

  • Apprentice Scholarships available-apply asap deadline June 30

    In total there are up to six $1,000 scholarships available, broken down by the following categories/regions:   •              Three for electrical apprentices in Metro Vancouver •              One for electrical apprentices on Vancouver Island •              One for electrical apprentices in the Interior and Northern BC regions •              One for a line technician apprentice   Applicants do…

  • June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day

    Find an Event near you! Kootenays: National Indigenous Peoples Day at the Rossland Museum June 21, 2024. 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre 1100 Hwy 3B &22, Rossland BC 2nd Annual National Indigenous Peoples Day Block Party June 21, 2024. Noon to 6:00 pm Carnegie Community Centre, Vancouver BC Surrey’s National…

  • BC Indiginous Apprenticeship Forum

    BC Indiginous Apprenticeship Forum

    Posting a quick note to tell everyone about the successful BC Indigenous Apprenticeship Forum in Burnaby earlier this May which I was very proud to attend to represent IBEW 1003. It was an extremely important conference, learning about all of the different ISETs across BC and opportunities for partnerships. We now have direct contacts for…

  • IBEW 1st District Solidarity Ride Aug 2-4, 2024

    IBEW 1st District Solidarity Ride Aug 2-4, 2024

    Visit the link below to learn more and register.

  • Political Action in Nelson May 26th

    Political Action in Nelson May 26th

    Mountain Sports BBQ Mingler with Brittny Anderson and Brenda Bailey May 26, 10:00 am The Cube Climbing Centre, Nelson Join us at the Cube Climbing Centre in Nelson for a Burger BBQ & Mingler with MLA Brittny Anderson and BCs Minister of Jobs, Economic Development & Innovation Brenda Bailey. Doors open at 10:00 am for…

  • Day of Mourning – April 28th

    Day of Mourning – April 28th

    Click the link below to find a Day of Mourning event near you on April 28th  

  • May 4th – Storm the Stairs event in Trail – United Way BC

    May 4th – Storm the Stairs event in Trail – United Way BC

    YOU’RE INVITED! Storm the Stairs 2024 | Team Challenge Wear your best sneakers and storm the stairs to support local United Way BC programs that help people in need throughout Trail and area. United Way BC’s Storm the Stairs is an annual event in Trail that brings the community together to get active and have…

  • Help Design A Future That Works on June 12 & 13, 2024

    Help Design A Future That Works on June 12 & 13, 2024

    BC Community Discussions to Build a Future that Works We’re coming to a community near you this spring for a province-wide discussion hosted by the BCFED, member unions and your local Labour Council. Register Now Our environment and economy are changing. Our jobs and the communities we live in are being hit hard. Nobody’s immune…

  • International Womens Day

    International Womens Day

    EMPOWER your partners, sisters, cousins, daughters and friends! Members may earn a $100 Referral Bonus to get new female apprentices WIRED for success in Electrical.   Happy International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate the women in our lives, both on and off the job. With growing demand in Security, Data and Environmental Controls, as well as most other sectors of…