Janet Baker was elected as Vice-President at the local meeting on February 8. Congratulations, Janet!
IAMAW Acadia Lodge members Janet Baker (left) and Zita Hildebrandt (right) attended Leadership 1 training at the Winpisinger Education Center from November 6 to 10. Expect a full report at the December 14 meeting!
IAMAW Acadia Lodge members Nicole McKim (left) and Gina Boyd (right) attended the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Convention from November 5 to 8 at the Halifax Marriot Harbourfront Hotel. Expect a full report at the December 14 meeting!
Machinists from the Maritime region attended the Forum on How to End Pension Theft on October 4. New Democratic Party (NDP) MP Scott Duvall discussed the private members bill he is introducing in parliament to fix bankruptcy laws to stop large corporations from putting shareholders, banks, and creditors ahead of their employees when they file for bankruptcy protection.
L-R: Paul Benoit, Gwen, Kenny, Scott Duvall, Paul Gaudet, Chris Snelgrove, and Rick Arsenault.
The Maritime Council of Machinists met for their biennial conference on September 22 and 23 at the Delta Halifax. Stan Pickthall, IAMAW General Vice-President Canadian Territory attended the conference and swore in the newly elected executive officers.
Grand Lodge Representative
Back Row (L-R) Zita Hildebrandt, Paul Gaudet, Richard McGuire, Andrew MacFarlane
Front Row (L-R) Chris Arseneau, Sylvain Bainbridge, Chris Snelgrove, Rhonda Duhme, Donna Boudreau
Stan Pickthall officiating (Photo credit: Carlos DaCosta)