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Doug King, Assistant Business Manager, was recently on site at the Woodbine Substation which is part of the Maritime Link Project in Sydney, Nova Scotia.  Doug King, ABM, said it was good to see our apprentices having an opportunity to work on a project of this magnitude.  As you can see in the pictures below; the recent snow storms have made it challenging to work on the site. Local 1928's members often work in storms and do what they have to, to get the job done safely. Great job guys, keep up the good work!



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(from left to right)
Jeff Buchanan, APP PLT; Myles Heffernan, PLT; and Bill Hinchey, APP PLT. 


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(from left to right)
Alvin MacAskill, PLT; Anderw Eldridge, APP PLT; Leanne Shirkey, APP PLT. 


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 Mike Perry, PLT; stringing cable


Recently, Doug King, Assistant Business Manager, was spending time with his father-in-law; Hank Leblanc of Amherst, Nova Scotia.  Over the years Hank had told Doug stories of when he used to work with Nova Scotia Power & the IBEW, building transmission lines across Nova Scotia in the 1950’s.  Hank’s 89th birthday was Jan 3, 2017.  Hank was born in 1928.  Local 1928 now offers apparel available for purchase at the union hall, so Doug thought this would be a unique birthday gift for Hank.  Having been a former IBEW member Hank was proud to wear Local 1928’s gear with his birth year on it.  January 3rd, 2017 was declared Hank Leblanc Day in his honour.  Happy Birthday Hank!

 

Hank LeBlanc Day

IBEW Local 1928 would like to thank the members of UPEI for their cooperation and patience throughout the negotiations process.  The collective agreement was ratified on January 11, 2016.  The results of the vote were 96% in favour. 

Thank you to all members and the negotiating committee of UPEI.

If anyone is interested in purchasing tickets for a chance to win the 2017 Harley Davidson Street Glide, please contact the union hall. They are only selling 500 tickets total and there will be two draws made for $5,000.00. The tickets are being sold by our International Rep, Brian Matheson and are available electronically. One ticket gives you three chances to win, they are $100.00 each. The draw will be made once all of the tickets are sold. Must be an IBEW member to win!! Good Luck.

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IBEW LOCAL 1928

Suite 204
14 McQuade Lake Crescent
Bayers Lake Industrial Park
Halifax NS B3S 1B6

P: 1 800 450 5366
F: 902 450 5080

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