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Long time Member Retires

Feb
08
Business Agent Percy Darbyson presents brother Vijay Singh with a token of appreciation at his retirement party.

Friday, January 29th saw the retirement of Brother Vijay Singh from Vancouver Shipyard.  Brother Singh has worked as a welder at the shipyard since 1983.  Business Agent Percy Darbyson was on hand to present Brother Singh with a few gifts from the Local 506 membership.  Brother Singh will be missed but I join with all our members in wishing him best wishes and good luck in his well eared retirement.

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A New Year and more new members

Jan
23
President Joe Keegan swears in new members at January monthly meeting

President Joe Keegan swears in new members at January monthly meeting

After our December's seasonal hiatus January's monthly meeting once again saw more new members  sworn in  by President Joe Keegan.  Congratulations to all the new members for sucessfully completing their probationary period and welcome to Marine and Shipbuilders Local 506.

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Welcome to all new Local 506 Members

Jan
23
Vice President Butch Sidley swears in new members November 2015

Vice President Butch Sidley swears in new members November 2015
 
This has been an exciting time to get out to Local 506 monthly membership meetings held the third Thursday of the month at the union office.  Vice-President Butch Sidley and President Joe Keegan have been  busy swearing in all the new members joining our ranks.  As the beautiful new Coast Guard science  vessels begin to take shape Seaspan is ramping up production.  Currently there are almost 400 members working and the promise of many more to come.
 

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General Monthly Meeting

Mar
26

The next General Meeting will be held on Thursday April 16, 2015 @ 3:45 at the Union Hall, 1450 Kootenay St, Vancouver.

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GENERAL MONTHLY MEETING

Mar
05

The next general meeting will be on Thursday March 19th @ 3:45.  It would be great to see some more faces out at the meetings.

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January General Meeting

Jan
06

Welcome Back!  We hope you enjoyed your time off! Now back to reality. 
The next General Meeting will be on Thursday January 15, 2015 at the Union Hall
1450 Kootenay Street, Vancouver starting at 3:30.
 

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GENERAL MONTHLY MEETING

Sep
15

Just a reminder that our general monthly meetings are starting again.  Septembers meeting is on Thursday September 18 at 3:30 pm at  the Union Hall 1450 Kootenay St, Vancouver. 
On the agenda for the meeting is:
The Run off vote for the position of Treasure between Sean O'Donnell and Chris Darbyson.  Voting will be between 3:30 - 4:30 pm. 
Nominations for the Trustee's position on the Executive Board.
Remeber if you are 3 months behind on your dues you cannot vote.  So if you would like your vote to count please come with your dues.
 
 

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SERVICE FOR JOHN OUIMETTE

Aug
08

The service for John will be on Monday August 11th at 2 p.m. at Boals Chapel 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver.  If you are planning on attending please give yourself enough time due to construction.

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Sad News

Aug
07

It is with regret that we announce the passing of Brother John Ouimette on Monday August 4th, 2014.   Marine & Shipbuilders Local 506 would like to pass along our condolences to John's family. 

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Happy Retirement

Jun
05

We would all like to wish Robert Edwards a happy retirement.  Robert has officially retired as of today!

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