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Purple Ribbon Campaign Updates

The Purple Ribbon Campaign aims to raise money for local food banks while showing gratitude to Essential Workers.

Boilermakers 2021 Scholarship Program

The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers has announced the 2021 Scholarship Program across North America with $12,000 designated to Canadian students.

Boilermaker National Training Red Seal Coaching Program

National Training would like to announce that we will be offering an online Red Seal coaching program for the trade of Boilermaker. If you have completed your apprenticeship and have not successfully passed your Red Seal exam you are eligible to join the program. As well, if you meet your provincial requirements to challenge the Red Seal Boilermaker exam you are eligible for this program.

Through a series of online assessments, assignments, and one on one coaching this interactive course will allow you the flexibility to learn from your home while still gaining the knowledge and confidence to successfully challenge the Red Seal exam.

If you are interested, contact your Local training coordinator.

CTV News Features Purple Ribbon Campaign

CTV News recently featured Boilermaker Local 128’s support of food banks across Ontario through the Purple Ribbon Campaign. The Purple Ribbon Campaign aims to raise money for local food banks while showing gratitude to Essential Workers. In the video, donations to Our Children Our Future in Sudbury, ON and the community soup kitchen in Sault Ste. Marie, ON are featured.

To watch the video, see Boilermakers Union makes big donation for food (CTV News).

Horton CBI Donates Tank to Lodge 359

Horton CBI, the leading tank contractor in British Columbia, has donated a 20′ diameter x 14′ tall tank to the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Lodge 359 Joe Kiwior & Ivan Shook Training Centre.