August 31, 2016
2016 Boilermaker Top Apprentices
[Click to Enlarge] Top graduate apprentices are honoured at the National Apprenticeship Awards Banquet on August 25th. (Left to right) Ryan Stokes, L-128 (ON), Calvin Verheyen, L-128 (ON), Cameron MacInnis, L-73 (NS), Joshua Levenshulme, L-73 (NB), Devon Tennison, L-146 (AB), Ryan Jones, L-555 (Thunder Bay, ON), Jayden Aldrich, L-555 (SK), Ned Josic, L-359 (BC) and Patryk Holowienko, L-146 (AB).
National Director of National Training, Grant Jacobs, noted that each of the graduate apprentices are the future of the industry as leaders with the Union, Employers and Trade.
The Boilermaker Industry also honoured Don McFarlane for his many years of service to the Boilermaker Industry. McFarlane retired this March as the President and General Manager of Cessco Fabrication & Engineering starting in 1991. Prior to that he spent 10 years with Babcock & Wilcox Canada.
Throughout his career Don has served the industry in a number of capacities such as Director for the Boilermakers Contractors Association of Canada and on many other boards.