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Edmonton Oil Kings VS Medicine Hat Tigers!

Attention Members!

Oil Kings Game - Family day

The Local 488 Entertainment Comittee would like to invite everyone to register for the Edmonton Oil Kings Family day game Vs Medicine Hat Tigers! Tickets are $10/ seat. Click the link below to register, payment can be made through e-transfer or in person at the Local 488 office reception!

Oil Kings Vs. Medicine Hat Tigers

February 19th, 2023 at 2:00 PM

Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW

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RMA Potential Tours – 2024

Please find below information on potential tours for UA Local 488 RMA in 2024

Contact any RMA member or Andre Stor, 780-499-5817 or STORS@SHAW.CA with any questions and your potential pick !   Deposit will be required at least one month in advance.

More details found on their website Prices include All Transportation on an air-conditioned, washroom-equipped motorcoach and Accommodation Some meals and tours may be included.  Each trip varies.

Temple Gardens in Moose Jaw

March 17, 2024 – March 20, 2024

(4 days)

Relax and Rejuvenate at the Temple Gardens Hotel & Spa. You will receive unlimited passes to the geothermal mineral pool during your stay. Embark on a captivating journey through history with a locally guided tour of Moose Jaw, where vibrant murals come to life, narrating tales of the city’s intriguing connections to Al Capone and the captivating era of prohibition. Choose to delve into the hidden stories of Moose Jaw with an optional add-on excursion to the Tunnels of Moose Jaw. We will also take you on an optional day trip to Casino Regina that also gives you the choice to add on a visit to the RCMP Heritage Center, a tribute to the iconic Mounties and their storied legacy.

Single Occupancy$ 800/person

Double Occupancy$ 560/person

Triple Occupancy$ 480/person

Quad Occupancy$ 455/person

Laughlin / Grand Canyon Tour

April 1, 2024 – April 10, 2024

(10 days)

Join us for this popular trip to Laughlin with side trips to Oatman AZ, Bullhead City, and the southern rim of Grand Canyon.

5 nights on the banks of the Colorado River at the Don Laughlin Riverside resort. Whether you are looking for Slots, Video Poker, Video Keno, Blackjack, 3-Card Poker, Roulette, Craps or a Poker Room, Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino has it all! We also offer a large Non-Smoking casino for both our slot and pit players. If Bingo is your game, visit our Bingo Paradise!
The Riverside Resort provides our guests with the ultimate dining experience. Our restaurants offer a variety of masterly prepared dishes to satisfy the most discerning palate. From Gourmet to Buffet, we have it all!

Single Occupancy$ 2,340/person

Double Occupancy$ 1,560/person

Triple Occupancy$ 1,440/person

Quad Occupancy$ 1,377/person

More Than Branson Adventure

April 12, 2024 – April 24, 2024

(13 days)

Get ready to experience the best of Branson with shows like The Dutton’s, Dolly Stampede, the Branson Belle, and Silver Dollar City. But that’s not all – this tour takes it to the next level with a visit to the scenic river bluffs of St. Joseph, where you’ll be transported back in time to the era of the Pony Express and the great American frontier. Explore the stunning Badlands National Park and take a walking tour of the City of Presidents where you can search for each one. Visit the iconic Wall Drug and witness the majesty of Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills. Grab your family and friends, and join us for a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the heart of America’s Wild West.

Single Occupancy$ 4,575/person

Double Occupancy$ 3,340/person

Triple Occupancy$ 2,955/person

  • Meals Included: 12 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 5 Dinners

Victoria Vacation

April 26, 2024 – May 5, 2024

(10 days)

After the winter what better way to get into the spring and summer mode than visiting Victoria and seeing the flowers in bloom, smelling the fresh spring air and reminding yourself what is coming to Alberta in a short time. Meet new friends and enjoy enjoy beautiful evenings with a stroll of the harbour in Victoria, take in some shopping, or just enjoy being outside in the fresh spring air.

Single Occupancy$ 3670.00/person

Double Occupancy$ 2480.00/person

Triple Occupancy$ 2300.00/person

Cruising the San Juan Islands

May 11, 2024 – May 17, 2024

(7 days)

Journey with us to the San Juan Islands, known for their beauty and hidden gems of island charm. While staying in Friday Harbour, you will partake in 3 days of private tours including whale watching, enjoying a beach picnic, and of course lighthouses. Our tour will also include an Island tour with local guides who know all the treasures and secrets of the Island.

Single Occupancy$ 3,699/person

Double Occupancy$ 3,199/person

  • Meals Included: 4 Breakfasts, 2 Lunch, 3 Dinners, 1 food voucher
  • 6 nights accommodation

Deadwood and The Black Hills (South)

May 12, 2024 – May 18, 2024

(7 days)

Let loose in Historic Deadwood, South Dakota. Meet Old West Legends, explore the Wild West history, experience live entertainment, and check out how the West was really won in our gaming halls, saloons, and casinos.

Single Occupancy$ 1660/person

Double Occupancy$ 1130/person

Triple Occupancy$ 1055/person

Quad Occupancy$ 1010/person

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Important Notice

New Instructor at Alberta Pipe Trades College

Pipe Trades Instructor

The Alberta Pipe Trades College is responsive to the educational needs of the construction and maintenance sector throughout Alberta. The school is comprised of dedicated and innovative staff committed to the success of their students.
Candidates for this position should be energetic leaders, have sound verbal and written communication skills, be committed to student motivation and achievement, and be oriented toward student success.
Plumber students will learn to install and service plumbing systems, fixtures, piping equipment and controls for transporting water, waste, gases or hot liquids. Students will learn to prepare detailed sketches for pipe and equipment fabrication and installation, underground storm, sanitary and water piping systems and finishing work, such as installing sinks, lavatories, tubs and water closets or more specialized work lie installing water conditioners or hydronic heating and chilled water systems.
Steamfitter-Pipefitter students will learn to layout, assemble, fabricate, maintain, and repair piping systems which carry water, steam, chemicals or fuel used in heating/cooling, lubricating and other processes. Students will measure, cut, thread, groove, bend, assemble and install all types of metal, plastic fiberglass pipes, valve and fitting using blueprints and specifications.
Instructor Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and present lessons, lectures, and demonstrations to students.
  • Demonstrate procedures and supervise practical shop assignments.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations.
  • Maintain student attendance, progress data and records.
  • Other related duties such as development of new instructional material and maintenance of instructional equipment.
  • Able to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Strong knowledge of computers and digital platforms
  • High School diploma
  • Completion of the Alberta Plumber/Gasfitter journeyperson certificate and Interprovincial Red Seal(s) and a minimum 5 years journeyperson experience and/or
  • Completion of the Alberta Steamfitter-Pipefitter journeyperson certificate and Interprovincial Red Seal and a minimum 5 years journeyperson experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with previous instructional experience.
    Remuneration: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
    Closing Date: Wednesday November 15, 2023
    Forward all cover letters and resumes to: