June 2017

Local 496 Hosts Pancake Breakfast With Joe Roberts

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Please join our Brothers and Sisters at Local 496 in Calgary as they invite you to a Pancake Breakfast and some family fun on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10:00 am. Come & Meet Joe Roberts, the Man Behind the Cart! Let's celebrate Joe's efforts to end youth homelessness across Canada.

Elected Delegates for 2017 Canadian UA Conference

Monday, June 19, 2017
An election was held at the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 17, 2017 to choose the 2017 Canadian UA Conference Delegates. The Canadian UA Conference is every two years, and will take place in Montreal on August 21-24, 2017. Here is a list of those who were elected.

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA and BSO Safety Courses

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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...

Rope Access Training Course Now Offered

Friday, June 9, 2017
The Alberta Pipe Trades College will be running the IRATA Rope Access Training Course from July 17-21. Please click on the link for details.

May 2017

June Edition of Pipeline Newsletter Now Available Here!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Please see all the latest news in the June Pipeline Newsletter. Just click on the link and enjoy!

Reimbursement Of Work-Ready Workforce Training Courses

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Please read the following as it relates to the reimbursement of Work-Ready Workforce training courses. Please note this reimbursement is for Local 488 members only in good standing.

Registration Dates For APTC School Term/Steam Fitter-Pipe Fitter Designations

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Please find attached the registration dates for the 2017/2018 APTC school term. In addition, please note the important designations regarding Journeyman status.


Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Syncrude has recently implemented the DTIP ID Badge System. Please click on the attached PDF for more information as well as a picture of the badge itself.

2017 Conditions For Membership - Local 488

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Please read the following updated conditions for Local 488 Membership as well as the new Performance Evaluation sheet.

April 2017


Monday, April 24, 2017
The Quality Control Council (QCC) is once again providing scholarships of up to $2,500.00 for 2017. The Matt Bakker Scholarships were created, in 1992, in honour of an Executive founding member of the QCC, Matt Bakker. Please click on the link to see if you are eligible.