BY-LAWS

Brothers & Sisters:

At our next General Meeting which will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, you will vote on the revised and amended bylaws recommended by the Committee.

Bylaw Committee: Claude Bédard, Roland Roy, François Tassé, Mike Crosbie, Eric Turpin, Angus Maisonneuve, Boyd Crosby, Serge Lafleur

Fraternally yours,
Michael Reid
Business Manager
United Association - Local 71

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  • Local 71

    United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the USA and Canada

  • Local 71

    United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the USA and Canada

  • Local 71

    United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the USA and Canada

  • Local 71

    United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the USA and Canada

Training Programs

Training is what sets us apart.

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Collective Agreements
Cornwall, Ottawa, Renfrew ICI agreements.

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Bulletin Board

2-09-2016
Plumbing License

We would like to congratulate Mr. Dave Gougeon for the obtention of his Plumbing License. You should be proud of your achievement !

2-08-2016
Notice of death
It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the passing of one of our members Mr. Melbert Giroux February 4, 2016. Mr. Giroux was member of Local 71 since June 21, 1971. We offer our sincere condolences to the Family. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
2-01-2016
FIFTY YEAR LIFE MEMBERS


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It is with great pleasure and gratitude that we extend our best wishes to :

  • Brother Andre Paquette member since October 15, 1965
  • Brother Wayne McRae member since September 1, 1965
  • Brother Marcel Normand member since September 24, 1965
  • Brother Bernard Laplante member since September 13, 1965
  • Brother Caesar Petruzzi member since October 4, 1965

We recognize your 50 years of membership in the United Association. You have remained loyal to Local 71 and members like you represent what is best in our Union. You have demonstrated to all of us the true spirit of brotherhood and solidarity. On January 28, 2016 a ceremony was held to honor members with 50 years of service in recognition of excellence in dedicated service to both Local 71 and the United Association. Members gathered and had a great time renewing old friendships.

Go take a look on our photo gallery back row from left to right Brother Wayne McRae, Brother Marcel Normand, Brother Bernard Laplante and Business Agent Brent Payne, front row left to right : Andre Paquette and Caesar Petruzzi. M. Brent Payne Business presented with awards of 50 years of service

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1-25-2016
FIFTY YEAR LIFE MEMBERS
It is with great pleasure and gratitude that we extend our best wishes to :
 
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  • Brother Gerald Dumond member since October 12, 1965
  • Brother Claude Marleau member since May 11, 1965
  • Brother Marcel Paquette member since November 9, 1965
  • Brother Henry Deneault member since August 10, 1965
  • Brother Larry St-Germain member since August 10, 1965 (unfortunately pass away on October 19, 2015)
Brother Raymond Marcil member since May 11, 1965 We recognize your 50 years of membership in the United Association. You have remained loyal to Local 71 and members like you represent what is best for our Union. You have demonstrated to all of us the true spirit of brotherhood and solidarity. On January 21, 2016 a ceremony was held to honor members with 50 years of service in recognition of excellence and dedication to both Local 71 and the United Association. Members gathered and had a great time renewing old friendships.

Go take a look on our photo gallery From left to right Brother Pierre Jodoin Business Agent, Brother Marcel Paquette, Brother Gerald Dumond, Brother Henri "Joe" Deneault, Brother Richard St-Germain on behalf of Brother Larry St-Germain, Brother Claude Marleau, Brother Raymond Marcil, Brother Michael Reid Business Manager Local 71.

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1-07-2016
2015 Children Christmas Party

New pictures added to our photo gallery for the , Local 71 Children Christmas party that was held at the Canadian Museum of Nature on November 29th
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12-24-2015
2015 Children Christmas Party

New pictures added to our photo gallery for the , Local 71 Children Christmas party that was held at the Canadian Museum of Nature on November 29th
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Attention Welders

Starting Friday, July 24th, we are re-starting the
"Open Fridays"
for the welders who want to come and practice from 7:00am to 11:00am.


Local 71 : Working At Heights

Registration for the new mandatory ministry of labour course
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Happy Birthday

Pierre Beaupré

Alain Larivière

Léo Maisonneuve

Daniel Miville

Guy Simon


Golf

September 16, 2106
The Meadows Golf and Country Club
4335 Hawthorne Road
36 Hole Shotgun at Noon
$85.00 per person (golf – Cart – Dinner)

Anniversary

September 17, 2016
Ottawa Convention Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Cocktail – Parliament Foyer I and II
Dinner - Canada Hall 1 & 2

What's New

2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
SPRING 2016 – Major Shutdowns
SPRING 2016 – Major Shutdowns in Edmonton – Tentative Schedule
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2/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
Unitied Association Thirty-Ninth Convention
SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTRE
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
FROM AUGUST 1 - 5, 2016
 
TO CONVENE MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 1, 2015 AT 8:00 A.M. 
 
 Brothers & Sisters:
 
The nomination of delegates to the 39th convention of the United Association will be held at
the general meeting of Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the UA Local 71 office located at
1250 Ages Drive in Ottawa, Ontario. 
 
The secret ballot election of delegates to represent Local 71 at the 39th convention of the
United Association will be held at the general meeting of Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at the
UA Local 71 office located at 1250 Ages Drive in Ottawa, Ontario. 
 
In the event of a tie vote of delegates a runoff election by secret ballot shall also be held on the
same night after the election of delegates to the convention on March 30, 2016. 
 
This year, Local 71 will be allotted eleven (11) delegates plus our Business Manager as per the
Section 13 of the UA Constitution. (If count on cashsheet remains the same) 
 
The sections 16 and 17 of the United Association Constitution are to be strictly observed and
carefully followed and they read as follows: 
 
Section 16: The candidate or candidates receiving the highest number of votes in the delegate
election shall be declared the elected delegate or delegates. The candidates
receiving the next highest votes shall be the alternates, by descending numerical
order, and shall act in the case of the inability of any regular delegate to attend the
convention. 
 
 
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Rules to obtain a competence card from the province of Quebec
Plumbers and Steamfitters
If you are a member residing in Ontario and your licence is valid in Ontario, if you have your Basic Fall Protection, WHMIS, Basic Health and Safety courses of Ontario or your Health and Safety course from the province of Quebec, it’s free. If you don’t have those courses, it’s $10.00. You will have to show proof of residence (driver’s licence) and your licence of the Ministry of Ontario.
If you are a resident of Quebec with a valid licence of Ontario it is mandatory to have your Health and Safety course (ASP) from the province of Quebec, it will cost you $100.00 to get your certificate. Also, for a resident of Quebec, it is possible to avoid this fee of $ 100.00; when renewing; by presenting proof that you worked as a plumber or pipefitter in Ontario. To do so you will need to present to the C.C.Q. the following documents:
  • T4 from previous years 
  • A letter from your Employer indicating the number of hours worked in your trade OR a letter from Local 71, signed by the Business Manager, OR your pay stubs which confirms the number of hours you have worked in the previous years.
Welders
If you are a member residing in Ontario and your licence is valid in Ontario and you have your Basic Fall Protection, WHMIS, Basic Health and Safety courses of Ontario or your Health and Safety course from the province of Quebec, it’s $100.00. If not, it is $10.00 more. You will have to show proof of residence (driver’s licence) and a letter from the Union of 750 hours of work in the past year along with a T4 or your pay stubs.
If you are a resident of Quebec and want to renew your CCQ card, you will need to present your T4 or you pay stubs from previous years to prove that you have worked at least 320 hours per year after the expiration date of your license and a letter from your Employer or from Local 71 confirming that you have worked as a welder.
For more information please contact André Rondeau at (819) 246-3771.
WHEN YOU GO TO THE CCQ TO REGISTER YOU WILL BE ASKED TO SIGN A UNION ALLEGIANCE BE SURE TO VOTE INTERNATIONAL (CPQMC).
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Work Safety
All Affiliates, Members, Executives and Associated Contractors of the Building and Construction Trades Council encourage and support health and safety legislation on all our worksites.
 
For a safer Ontario, we are urged to call the Ministry of Labour at 1-877-202-0008 to report unsafe labour practice in any Ontario workplace.
 
Health and Safety is a shared responsibility and we have accepted the challenge from our Minister of Labour, Peter Fonseca, to make sure that everyone returns home safe and sound after work.
 
Our call to action is 1-877-202-0008. Display it prominently;
Share it widely; Use it wisely; Use it!
 
Call 1-877-202-0008 to help save a life!
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