Mandatory Registration

For who: All apprentices without exception
Date: Fall session starting week of September 9th 2019

Registration by e-mail: eric@ualocal71.Com
Included: fall courses list

Fraternelly yours,
Eric Turpin
Director of training
eric@ualocal71.com

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  • Local 71

    United Association of Journeymen and
    Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting
    Industry of the USA and Canada

What's New

10-17-2019
Canadian Building Trades Magazine 2019 Election Issue
Canadian Building Trades Magazine 2019 Election Issue

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10-17-2019
The new Let's Build Canada video is now online
Let's Build Canada video link

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10-10-2019
Have a Great Thanksgiving

Toasted, roasted, baked and done! Hope your Thanksgiving is loads of fun. Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Local 71!

10-10-2019
Local 71 Annual Children’s Christmas Party

Reminder: Week of the 14th – 18th of October will be the last chance to sign up for our Local 71 Annual Children’s Christmas Party.

Fill out registration form and send it by mail to the Union office situated at 1250 Ages Drive or by E-mail : office@ualocal71.com As of October 18th, no further registrations will be accepted.

10-07-2019
FIFTY YEAR LIFE MEMBERS

Pictures from top left to right : Brother Leo Bourbonnais, Brother Garry Brooks, Brother Paul Dupont, Brother Christian Parisien, Brother Fernand Groulx, Brother Jim James and Brother Fernand Raymond.

Second row from left to right : Brother Alvin Nilson, Brother Remi Gravelle, Brother Luc Maisonneuve, Brother Ross Larocque, Brother Cliff Flatt and Business Manager Angus Maisonneuve. Also Life Members but not present were : Brother Michel Tremblay, Brother Bruce Currie, Brother Claude Guay, Brother Edmond Thibeault and Brother Willis Thomas.

U A Local 71 has many proud and loyal members. It is members like you represent what is best in our Union. You have demonstrated the true spirit of brotherhood and solidarity. On October 3, 2019 a lunch was held to honor members with 50 years of service in recognition of excellence in dedicated service to both Local 71 and the United Association. Members gathered and had a great time renewing old friendships.

It is with great pleasure and gratitude that we extend our best wishes to :

  • Brother Leo Bourbonnais member since September 27, 1968
  • Brother Garry Brooks member since July 28, 1969
  • Brother Paul Dupont member since April 28, 1969
  • Brother Christian Parisien member since February 24, 1969
  • Brother Fernand Groulx member since November 25, 1968
  • Brother Jim James member since April 28, 1969
  • Brother Fernand Raymond member since August 25, 1969
  • Brother Alvin Nilson member since August 25, 1969
  • Brother Remi Gravelle member since December 22, 1969
  • Brother Luc Maisoneuve member since February 24, 1969
  • Brother Ross Larocque member since July 28, 1969
  • Brother Clifford Flatt member since May 26, 1969

Were not present :

  • Brother Michel Tremblay member since April 28, 1969
  • Brother Bruce Currie member since August 25, 1969
  • Brother Claude Guay member since February 11, 1969
  • Brother Edmond Thibeault member since February 11, 1969
  • Brother Willis Thomas member since February 11, 1969
10-05-2019
Election Polling Results 10/05/2019
Election Polling Results 10/05/2019
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Happy Birthday

Marc Gougeon

Mitchell Geertsma

Important

2019-09-26
Canadian Parental Wellness Program

Pregnancy Benefit

Click to download details

2018-11-06
Annual Children's Christmas Party

Local 71 is organizing its Annual Christmas Party for the members' children, 10 years and under.

Details
2018-10-18
BILL 148 – PEL settlement

PEL settlement between the OPTC and MCAO (ICI Only). The nuts and bolts of it is - its to be paid on Base Rate plus Holiday on all hours earned – Retro Active to January 1 2018.

Click to download >> Bill 148 PEL-settlement

2018-10-17
Cannabis act

*In regards of the new Cannabis act effective October 17TH 2018, we wish to inform you that UA local 71will follow the article 42 of the Ontario Provincial Agreement.

UA Canadian Standard for Excellence

It is the responsibility of the UA member to be fit for duty, ensuring a ZERO tolerance policy, on the job and in the UA local 71 Training classes. Alcohol and Drugs are strictly prohibited.

2018-08-22
Mandatory registration

For who: all apprentices without exception
Date: fall session starting week of september 10th /2018
Registration by e-mail: eric@ualocal71.Com

Click here to download the fall courses list

2018-05-22
Reminder

Don’t forget to register to the New Global Harmonized WHMIS, this course is MADANTORY to work in Ontario and Canada by July 2018. Don’t wait to the last minute, register with Eric at the local by email: eric@ualocal71.com or call: 613-728-0004

2018-001-01
Attention Welders

Starting Friday, July 24th, we are re-starting the "Open Fridays" for the welders who want to come and practice from 7:00am to 11:00am.


Notices

9/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Rules to obtain a competence card from the province of Quebec
Plumbers and Steamfitters
If you are a member residing in Ontario and your licence is valid in Ontario, if you have your Basic Fall Protection, WHMIS, Basic Health and Safety courses of Ontario or your Health and Safety course from the province of Quebec, it’s free. If you don’t have those courses, it’s $10.00. You will have to show proof of residence (driver’s licence) and your licence of the Ministry of Ontario.
If you are a resident of Quebec with a valid licence of Ontario it is mandatory to have your Health and Safety course (ASP) from the province of Quebec, it will cost you $100.00 to get your certificate. Also, for a resident of Quebec, it is possible to avoid this fee of $ 100.00; when renewing; by presenting proof that you worked as a plumber or pipefitter in Ontario. To do so you will need to present to the C.C.Q. the following documents:
  • T4 from previous years 
  • A letter from your Employer indicating the number of hours worked in your trade OR a letter from Local 71, signed by the Business Manager, OR your pay stubs which confirms the number of hours you have worked in the previous years.
Welders
If you are a member residing in Ontario and your licence is valid in Ontario and you have your Basic Fall Protection, WHMIS, Basic Health and Safety courses of Ontario or your Health and Safety course from the province of Quebec, it’s $100.00. If not, it is $10.00 more. You will have to show proof of residence (driver’s licence) and a letter from the Union of 750 hours of work in the past year along with a T4 or your pay stubs.
If you are a resident of Quebec and want to renew your CCQ card, you will need to present your T4 or you pay stubs from previous years to prove that you have worked at least 320 hours per year after the expiration date of your license and a letter from your Employer or from Local 71 confirming that you have worked as a welder.
For more information please contact André Rondeau at (819) 246-3771.
WHEN YOU GO TO THE CCQ TO REGISTER YOU WILL BE ASKED TO SIGN A UNION ALLEGIANCE BE SURE TO VOTE INTERNATIONAL (CPQMC).
1/3/2011 12:00:00 AM
Work Safety
All Affiliates, Members, Executives and Associated Contractors of the Building and Construction Trades Council encourage and support health and safety legislation on all our worksites.
 
For a safer Ontario, we are urged to call the Ministry of Labour at 1-877-202-0008 to report unsafe labour practice in any Ontario workplace.
 
Health and Safety is a shared responsibility and we have accepted the challenge from our Minister of Labour, Peter Fonseca, to make sure that everyone returns home safe and sound after work.
 
Our call to action is 1-877-202-0008. Display it prominently;
Share it widely; Use it wisely; Use it!
 
Call 1-877-202-0008 to help save a life!
1/2/2011 12:00:00 AM
If you have a Reinstatement
  • You will not be dispatched to work.
  • You will not be eligible for the subsidy program.
  • You will not be entitled to your life insurance.

Please make sure that you are in good standing.

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