June 2021

Projected Fall Shutdown Schedule Available

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Please note that the schedule and numbers are subject to change due to Covid-19. As new information comes in from the contractors, the schedule will be updated accordingly.

Registration for Local 488's Annual Picnic

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Don't forget to send in the registration form to the Entertainment Committee by July 23, 2021 to be eligible to attend Local 488's Annual Picnic on August 7, 2021. Check out the link below for more information.

New Date for the Annual Family Picnic

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Due to the Reopening Strategy being executed by the Alberta Government and with restrictions still in place for outdoor gatherings, the Local 488 Picnic has been moved to August 7th, 2021. This of course is pending the Stage 3 Reopening which is expected in late June or early July. There is...

May 2021

Register for Webinar on 'How to Stop the Spike'

Monday, May 31, 2021
Dow Canada, Alberta Health Emergency Operations Centre and the Building Trades of Alberta invite you to join Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, on June 1 from1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. regarding Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccination program and how industry can help “Stop the Spike...

Special Edition Pipeline Newsletter June 2021

Friday, May 28, 2021
Click on the link below to view the Special Edition of the Pipeline Newsletter.

Happy Retirement

Friday, May 28, 2021


Tuesday, May 25, 2021
We have just received confirmation from the employer that the project will only be able to bring back previous visa holders, meaning all new applicants will not be receiving a visa to go to the United States to work. This message is directly from the employer: “The final regulation only allows us...

40th General Convention Protocol

Thursday, May 20, 2021
Please read the following letters from our Business Manager Rod McKay and General President Mark McManus concerning the protocol for the upcoming 40th General Convention.