UA LOCAL 71
2020 ELECTIONS RESULTS

  • PRESIDENT
    Lawrence Bouillon
  • VICE-PRESIDENT
    Luc Laurin
  • BUSINESS MANAGER
    Angus Maisonneuve
  • EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS (4) / COMITÉ EXÉCUTIF
    Eric Turpin 234
    Boyd Crosby 200
    Serge (PIF) Lafleur 190
    Alain Roy 158

    Philippe Charron 134
    Dean Laframboise 125
    Martin Denis 90
  • BUILDING INC COMMITTEE (3) / COMITÉ DU BUILDING INC.
    Michael Crosbie 246
    Brent Payne 241
    Michael Reid 234

    Brian Galloway 145
  • EXAMINING COMMITTEE (3) / COMITÉ EXAMINATEUR
    Marc Laframboise 271
    Brent Payne 242
    David Proulx 178

    Pierre Lafrenière 163
  • VICE PRESIDENT (1)
    LUC LAURIN 219
    DAVID THIBEAULT 105

TOTAL BALLOTS COUNTED 343
REJECTED BALLOTS 36
RETURNED ENVELOPES 15

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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

11-11-2020
For those who leave never to return. For those who return but are never the same. We Remember.
November 11, Remembrance Day
11-10-2020
Election Reminder

Don’t forget to vote and mail-in your ballot, the deadline is November 19, 2020

10-26-2020
For your information
For your information, the regular membership meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 28th is cancelled
10-19-2020
Red Seal Welder License
We would like to congratulate Mr. Nick Grieveson who obtained his Red Seal Welder. You should be proud of your achievement !
9-21-2020
Notice

In light of the continuing COVID-19 situation, resurging in many cities, UA Local 71 want to advise its members that the measures to protect the health and safety of our members, our employees, our families and our community are still in effect until further notice and we need to do this through social distancing and wearing masks, now more than ever.

The Office of UA Local 71 is still open and running during regular business hours but we will reinforce protocol making sure every member and staff are keeping safe.

The following changes to our operations are still in effect until further notice:

  • The regular membership meeting scheduled for September 30th is cancelled.
  • Walk-in visitors to the Office are still permitted one at a time and/or by appointment.
  • Dues will be accepted in person and they can also be made by mail or e-transfer
  • All referral slips will be provided by e-mail and/or fax to the contractor and the member
  • All in person training classes at the UA Local Training Centre are starting using the distancing guidelines, therefore, please contact the Training Director, Eric Turpin by e-mail at eric@ualocal71.com for any questions and updates.

Reminder:
For those that will participate to the Nomination meeting via Facebook Live on October 5th do not forget to send a group membership request to: (please do this prior to October 5th) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UAL71Election2020

Thank you for our cooperation and understanding.
Angus Maisonneuve
UA Local 71 Business Manager

9-20-2020
Annual Children's Christmas Party

Please be informed that this years Annual Children’s Christmas Party scheduled on November 28th 2020 at the RA Center is cancelled due to the uncertainties of COVID-19.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter. We hope to see you next year!

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Happy Birthday

Claude Bedard

Matthew Coumont

Gilles Richer

Bernard Tessier

Shane Levis

Michael Gauthier

Daniel Paquin

As a member of UA local 71, with proof of your membership, you will benefit of great discounts* on all of your purchases.

*Discounts varies from 10 to 30%

540, Saint-Joseph boulevard, Gatineau, QC J8Y 4A3
819-770-5503 - riobec.ca

Important

2020-09-21
Annual Children's Christmas Party

Please be informed that this years Annual Children’s Christmas Party scheduled on November 28th 2020 at the RA Center is cancelled due to the uncertainties of COVID-19.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter. We hope to see you next year!

2020-05-04
Ontario & Quebec Holiday Calendar

Click to download details

2019-09-26
Canadian Parental Wellness Program

Pregnancy Benefit

Click to download 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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