Dear member,

As you know, Canada Post has increased their postal rates and will continue increase every year. For economic reasons, we would like to change our ways of communication and send you correspondence by e-mail.

Therefore, we would appreciate if you could send us your name and email address if we do not already have it on file or verify if we have the correct email.

For those of you who do not have an email address, please inform us and we will continue on sending you mail as usual.

Please give us your personal email and not a company email.

Please send your information to: office@ualocal71.com



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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.

Learn More
Collective Agreements
Cornwall, Ottawa, Renfrew ICI agreements.

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

Learn More
Local Listings
Find out who representants you.

From the Director of Canadian Affairs to your Local.

Learn More
workers working on welding a pipe

STRONGER WITH LABOUR

We need you to Defend Canada's Building Trades Unions.

Anti-union groups want to undermine safety standards and eliminate fair wages. We're buidling an online army to fight back.

SIGN UP AT : WWW.STRONGERWITHLABOUR.CA

Monument Unveiling Ceremony

Pictures of the CBTU – Monument Unveiling Ceremony with UA Local 71 Apprentices, Kelly-Sun Maisonneuve and Alexandre Albert with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, May 16th at 4:00 p.m. at Major’s Hill Park (North of the Park) west of Mackenzie and across from the National Gallery.

Watch Kelly-Sun Maisonneuve and Eric Turpin Live at CTV Morning Live

Watch Kelly-Sun Maisonneuve and Eric Turpin Live at CTV Morning Live for Future Building Ottawa 2017 powered by Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) at the EY Centre on May 16 – 18 from 9am to 3pm
Click here

Updated Fall 2017 Shutdown Schedule

Please go on-line to Local488.ca and apply for an on-line dispatch.

**Please ensure that you follow all instructions and register your trade certificates when applying

Bulletin Board

11-06-2017
Notice of death
It is with deep regret that we are announcing the death of one of our fellow worker William Inglis on November 1, 2017 at the age of 52. He was a member of Local 71 since April 28, 2008. Friends are invited to joint at the First Baptist Church, Lanark on Wednesday, November 8th at 12 noon until 1:00 P.M.. Funeral service will follow at 1:30 P.M. In remembrance, contribution to “Wheels of Hope” of Lanark County Cancer Society Local Chapter, 83 Peter Street Perth Ontario K7H 1S3 (613) 267-1058 will be appreciated. Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.
11-06-2017
The Gatineau office has moved

November 1st 2017

825 boul. Maloney est Gatineau, Québec

8-28-2017
UA Canadian Conference Diamond sponsors
8-17-2017
Laframboise's shop and a job in Cornwall

New mages have been added to the photo gallery.
click here

7-13-2017
Plumbing License

We would like to congratulate Mr. Alexandre Carpentier-Mathe for the obtention of his plumbing's license. You should be proud of your achievement !

7-11-2017
PH, PM3 COURSE
There will be a course offered in Ottawa from August 21 to August 25, 2017. You can register with Micheline if you are interested by calling at (613) 728-5583. Details and location will come later.
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New rules for Local 488 members — starting January 1st 2017

Since January 1st, 2017, the Local 488 applies their new rules. From now on, to get access to the Local 488 manpower reference service, each worker must have a certificate attesting that he/she has successfully completed certain training courses. Certificates must be valid for a period of at least 60 days from the date of placement.


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

Michael Leber

Daniel Lépine

Marcel Normand

Robert Thibeault

Patrick Schwalm

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.

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).
1/3/2011 12:00:00 AM
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!
1/2/2011 12:00:00 AM
If you have a Reinstatement
  • You will not be dispatched to work.
  • You will not be eligible for the subsidy program.
  • You will not be entitled to your life insurance.

Please make sure that you are in good standing.

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