January 2018

2018 Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation Curling Funspiel

Monday, January 15, 2018
The 2018 Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation Curling Funspiel, hosted by BuildTogether, Women of the Alberta Building Trades will take place on March 24, 2018. Please find attached a registration as well as an RSVP. Let's spend a great night of fun raising money for deserving charities!

January Edition of the Pipeline Newsletter Now Available!

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The January edition of the Pipeline Newsletter is now available online. Please read through the various reports and keep up-to-date on what is happening in YOUR union.


Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Please read the following as it contains important updated information for the January General Meeting. This notice is of significant importance for the Nomination of Committee Members.

December 2017

Alysia Rissling Preps For Winter Olympics!

Friday, December 22, 2017
With the Winter Olympics just a few months away, Local 488 bobsledder Alysia Rissling has provided the following update on her progress. All the best Alysia!

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA and BSO Safety Courses

Thursday, December 21, 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...

Thank You Members! A Message From Mitch Soetaert, Operations Manager for Melloy Industrial Services Inc

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Please read this special correspondence from Mitch Soetaert, Operations Manager for Melloy Industrial Services Inc. Well done Members!

Local 488 General Meeting

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
The next General Meeting will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 9:00 am at the Norm Darbyshire Dispatch Hall (16214 - 118 Avenue NW) in Edmonton.

ACTIMS Women in Trades Awards & Bursary Program 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Currently ACTIMS only has 7 applicants for the Women in Building Trades Bursary they award every year- it’s basically free money for female Journeypersons and Apprentices! The application deadline is April 30 so please apply now! ​ http://www.actims.ca/page/awards

The Edmonton Food Bank Says Thanks!

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Many thanks to all of you who donated to the Edmonton Food Bank this holiday season! Together, we were able to donate 126 kilograms of food to those most in need. Once again, you have shown that we are a giving and compassionate organization!

November 2017

Election Committee Information Notice

Monday, November 6, 2017
UA Local 488’s Election Committee is committed to ensuring a secure, efficient and well-run voting process, enabling the easiest and most secure possible voting experience for our membership. To educate and inform our membership, the Election Committee will share information updates in the Pipeline...