RESERVATIONS

Novotel Ottawa
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, ON
Phone: 613-230-3033 / 855-677-3033

Book online: Novotel Ottawa
Please refer to the booking code and name when making reservations.
Booking Code: 273451
Booking Name: United Association local 71

Reserve your room at the Novotel Ottawa before August 17, 2016 in order to be eligible for the group rate. Number of rooms is limited.

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NEGOTIATION-SPECIAL MEETING CHANGE FOR RATIFICATION VOTE HIGH RISE RESIDENTIAL

TO ALL MEMBERS OF LOCAL 71:

We will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday May 25th, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. at the Office located at 1250 Ages Drive in Ottawa. We now have a ratification vote for the High Rise Residential contract. Please make it a priority to be there for this important vote and details on the current negotiations. It is your future, participate in it's outcome.

Fraternally yours,
Michael Reid
Business Manager

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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.

Our Training programs page contain information, dates and times for upcoming courses.

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Collective Agreements
Cornwall, Ottawa, Renfrew ICI agreements.

Your collective agreement and ethics code documents are here for you to read and/or download.

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Local Listings
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Bulletin Board

5-19-2016
Request for Local 71 Aboriginal Tradesmen

Local 71 is asking for an inventory of Members who identify themselves (or known to be) from one of Canada's indigenous communities. It is important that we have a list of the total number that might be available to work on the LeBreton Flats Project. This is a $multi billion dollar project with approximately 25,000 man hours of work, on lands currently claimed to be owned by the Algonquin Nation.

Please reply to our email address: office@ualocal71.com

5-18-2016
Option Femmes Emploi
Congratulations to member Kelly-Sun Maisonneuve who is the winner of the women in trade photo contest in the construction industry. Please view web site.
5-16-2016
Plumbing License

We would like to congratulate Mr. Alex St-Jean for the obtention of his plumbing license. You should be proud of your achievement !

5-04-2016
Thank you Mr. Turpin for your contribution

We are proud to show the excellent work of brother Mr. Martial Turpin who contributed in the entire preparation of the centre pieces for the table which you will see at the 125th year gala anniversary this coming September - Again, we wish to thank Mr. Turpin for his contribution for fine work.

4-30-2016
2016 - 2019 I.C.I. Ratification Vote

Results April 28, 2016
Local 71 Results:

Accept: 160
Reject: 150
Results across the Province: 70% Accepted

On behalf of myself, the officers and staff of Local 71 we wish to thank all the members who came out to express their opinion and exercise their rights by voting on the Provincial Ratification contract. Again, sincere thank you to all who showed up to vote.

View Ratification Results

4-29-2016
"Owen's Powerhouse" fundraising
CARSTAR Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History! On behalf of brother Michael Crosbie, whose grandson, Owen, has cystic fibrosis. "Owen's Powerhouse" Team's fundraising page Click Here
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All UA Canadian Local Unions

Manpower Demands : UA Local Union 401
Click Here For Details


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
Click Here For Details




Happy Birthday

Luc Desjardins

Tyler Dixon

Jocelyn Lemay

Charles Lamarche


Buy Your Tickets Now for the 125th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Entertainment

Reserve Your Ad Space Now in the 125th Anniversary Commemorative Book

Click Here to Book Your Hotel
Registration for the Golf Tournament will be sent on a separate mail-out in July

Golf

September 16, 2016
Emerald Links Golf and Country Club
6357 Emerald Links Drive
Greely, Ontario K4P 1M4

Shotgun at Noon
$100.00 per person (golf – Cart – Dinner)

Anniversary Gala Dinner and Entertainment

September 17, 2016
The Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Registration and Cocktail
Parliament Foyer 1, 2 & 3, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Dinner and Entertainment
Canada Hall 1, 2 & 3, 6:30 pm – 1:00 am

What's New

3/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
Support Jessica's Cancer Cure & Living Fund (daughter of brother André Mineault)

Jessica and her family in Gatineau, Quebec need your help. Please go and view the website.
Thanks.

2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
SPRING 2016 – Major Shutdowns
SPRING 2016 – Major Shutdowns in Edmonton – Tentative Schedule
Click Here For Details
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. 
 
 
9/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
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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