October 2018

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA and BSO Safety Courses

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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 and BSO safety courses. For Local 488 members in good standing, there is no cost for taking these courses. The costs for...

Local 488 Comet Course - Still A Few Spots Available!

Monday, October 15, 2018
Local 488 has some additional spots available for the Construction Organizing Membership Education Training Course (COMET) on Friday, October 19th, 2018 from 9:00 am – noon in the Clifford Priestley Room. This course is three (3) hours in length and provides apprentices and journeymen with useful...

Terrific New Merchandise Now Available!

Monday, October 15, 2018
Brothers and Sisters: We have just received some fantastic new merchandise! Come to Dispatch and check out our new jackets, sweaters and hoodies! Remember, our canvas and fleece jackets have been marked down substantially and would serve as the perfect Christmas present! Please visit our Facebook...

Political Nomination Meeting for Calgary-Elbow

Thursday, October 11, 2018
As you know, the next provincial election will take place in May, 2019. For all of you politically savvy members, there is an NDP Calgary-Elbow nomination meeting set for Thursday, October 18 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. The meeting will take place at Double Zero Pizza - #1133, 6455 Macleod Trail SW in...

Great Discount Offer From Clean Sleep!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
We have another great discount offer for you! The folks at Clean Sleep are offering a $30.00 discount to ALL UA Local 488 members on the cleaning of any size mattress. The regular retail cost for a queen mattress to be cleaned is $179.95. All you have to do call Laurie at 1-844-782-1039 or email...

Lest We Forget

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
From the staff and members of the Local, our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of our Brothers and Sisters who have recently passed away. Their commitment and support of UA Local Union 488 will not be forgotten. For more information on memorial services, please click on the PDF at the...

Galaxyland Tickets SOLD OUT!

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Brothers and Sisters please note that the Galaxyland tickets are officially SOLD OUT! Thanks to everyone who took the time to come in and purchase tickets. Have a great night of fun!

Upcoming Plumber and Sprinkler Fitter Meetings in November

Friday, October 5, 2018
UA Local 488 will be holding two meetings next month (November) for our Commercial/Institutional Plumbers and Sprinkler Fitter members. The overall theme of these meetings will be the “State of the Industry” for both sectors. Please click on the link below for all details.

Let's Help Out! Donation Drive for Edmonton Food Bank

Thursday, October 4, 2018
UA Local 488 is having a donation drive for the Edmonton Food Bank. We appreciate all our members support in giving back to the communities in which we work, live and play! Our goal is to fill the Local 488 trailer with donations for the Holiday Season. Please click on the link below and see where...

APTC Now Offering ISPEC Level I & II Courses

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
The Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) is now taking registrations for both the ISPEC Level I and ISPEC Level II courses. Please click on the descriptions below and register today!