February 2019

Blood Drive Campaign With Canadian Blood Services

Friday, February 15, 2019
In the upcoming months, the Building Trades of Alberta affiliates will take part in a Blood Drive Campaign with Canadian Blood Services. Please see the attached document for more and look for additional information in the upcoming weeks.

Local 488 and Alberta Pipe Trades College Closed Monday, February 18

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Just a reminder that both Local 488 and the Alberta Pipe Trades College will be closed Monday, February 18 in lieu of the Family Day long weekend. Both the Local and College will reopen February 19 at their usual office hours. We wish you all a safe and enjoyable long weekend!

Local 488 Welcomes AbsoluteCompletions.com!

Thursday, February 14, 2019
We want to welcome aboard the newest contractor to UA Local 488. AbsoluteCompletions.com is a focused company striving to be the best residential fire protection company in Alberta and we are glad to be their partner and to work with them in helping them grow their business in Edmonton and...

New Welding Shop Hours

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please note that the Welding Shop will now be open evenings. Hours of operation will be Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA Safety Courses

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
In an effort to provide faster and more efficient service to our members, the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will now be taking registrations exclusively online for all OSSA safety courses. For Local 488 members in good standing, there is no cost for taking these courses. The costs for those...

World Waterpark Tickets Now Available!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The world waterpark tickets have arrived and are on sale at the Dispatch Hall. Tickets are $10.00 per person (cash only) and there is a limit of 10 tickets per purchase. We look forward to seeing you Saturday, March 2nd.

UA Canada/Local 488 COMET Course Coming in March!

Monday, February 4, 2019
UA Canada in conjunction with Local 488 will be hosting a Construction Organizing Membership Education Training Course (COMET) on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 9:00 am – noon in the Clifford Priestley Room. Please click on the link for all details.

January 2019

Discounted Edmonton Oil Kings Tickets!

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The Edmonton Oil Kings are excited to offer Local Union 488 members a discounted ticket price to one of the biggest games of the season. The Kings will be hosting their Local Appreciation Night on March 16th which will be their last game of the season. Please click on the link below for ticket and...

Revised 2019 Spring Shutdown Schedule

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please click on the link below for the revised 2019 Spring Shutdown schedule. As always, all dates and times are subject to change.

Build Together Annual Curling Funspiel Fundraiser

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The Build Together Team - Women of the Building Trades is hosting its Annual Curling Funspiel Fundraiser on Saturday, March 23. All proceeds from this event go to the Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation. Please click on the link below for all details on how to register, sponsor a sheet...