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Local 71

About Us

Servicing Ottawa, Gatineau, Cornwall & Pembroke

United Association (UA) Local 71 is a premier construction trade union of Plumbers, Steamfitters, Welders and Apprentices. We serve the National Capital Region of Ottawa and Gatineau and south east to Cornwall.

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With our continued commitment to training, members will keep pace with new technology and remain the best-trained workforce, in our industry!

UA Trades Training

UA Trades Training

Apprenticeship Training

Apprenticeship Training

Safety Training

Safety Training

Industries We Serve

At UA Local 71, our expertise spans a diverse range of industries, reflecting our commitment to excellence and adaptability. From construction and fabrication to residential developments and essential services, our team consistently delivers unparalleled skills and dedication across all sectors. Explore our offerings to discover the breadth and depth of our capabilities.

Industrial - Commercial - Institutional

Industrial - Commercial - Institutional

High Rise Residential

High Rise Residential

Low Rise Residential

Low Rise Residential

Residential Housing

Residential Housing

Service Sector

Service Sector

Natural Gas Distribution Pipeline

Natural Gas Distribution Pipeline


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News and Announcements


30th Annual Daryl Lecuyer Memorial Softball Tournament

Save the Date!

The 30th Annual Daryl Lecuyer Memorial Softball Tournament takes place on the weekend of May 31 - June 1.
In support of the Members Assistance Program and Sobriety House.

Register by contacting Raymond Arbour at : 613-808-6518 between the hours of 3pm and 9pm.

30th Annual Daryl Lecuyer Memorial Softball Tournament Poster


Need Someone to Talk To? - Visit the UA Canada National Wellness Centre

Did you know that UA Canada offers our members and their families free, confidential support to help with work, health and life challenges?
As a UA Member, you and your family have access to Telus Health One, a program that helps with any work, health or life matter. This includes one on one counselling sessions, online self-help programs, and a multitude of other resources like legal consolations, health and weight management, addictions, anxiety, depression and crisis intervention – at no additional cost.
Telus Health One is available by Mobile App, Phone or Web.
To access all the programs available to you, visit or click the link below for more information.
Click here to view the MAP Need Someone To Talk To Information document
Click here to view the Mental Health Member Assistance Pamphlet

Newly Licenced

Congratulations to the following members for obtaining their licenses. You should be proud of your achievement!

Plumbers & Steamfitters Licence

Congratulations to Alaxandar Lewis and Nathanson Toussaint who have successfully completed their apprenticeship and are now Licensed Plumbers!

Welder's License

Congratulations to Kevin Dirani and Justin Ruest who have successfully completed their apprenticeship and are now Licensed Welders!

Notices of Death



Passed away surrounded by his family on March 5, 2024, at the age of 85. He was the beloved husband of Lyse Martel née Mongeon. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his dear sons André (Yves), Jean and Guy, and two people who hold a special place in his heart, Nathalie and Élise. He also leaves his brother Paul (late Georgette), Gabriel (Lisette) and Rita Legault (Raymond), his sisters-in-law Jocelyne Cooke (late Baxter), Adrienne Ménard (late Julien) and Marie-Laure Paluck (late Arthur), as well as many nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Jérôme, sisters-in-law Huguette Chartrand (late Raymond), Madeleine Proulx (Léopold) and his brother-in-law Yvon Mongeon (Ruth).

Leo's Memorial Service will be held at Heritage Funeral Complex on Saturday April 27th , 2024 at 1:00pm
Heritage Funeral Complex is located at 1250 Trim Rd, Orleans, ON K4A 3P7
1 pm Condolences
2 pm Ceremony
3 pm Lunch

In Mr. Martel’s memory, donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute or Parkinson Canada would be greatly appreciated.

Click here for more info and to sign the tribute wall

Happy Birthday!

to our UA Local 71 Members celebrating today.
We hope your day is full of joy. Best wishes from the union!

  • Raymond St-amour
  • Pierre Jodoin
  • Christopher Pritchard
  • Shayne Driscoll

Join UA Local 71

Join the union in either apprenticeship, or if you are already a certified plumber, steamfitter or welder, as a journeyman.