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  • iMail , Latest Videos , News November 17, 2020

    We Are Canadian Machinists

    The Machinists Union’s first Canadian Local Lodge (Local Lodge 103) was formed in 1890 in Stratford, Ontario.

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  • Latest Videos , News December 5, 2019

    Magellan Machinists

    Longtime employees say Michelle Park is the first woman machinist to work at this Magellan aerospace shop in about 70 years. She and two other women machinists, Daniela Antohe and Yu Nan Song, from Canada’s IAM Local 717T share their passion for the field they love.

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  • IAM International News , iMail , News February 11, 2014

    OXFAM Honors IAM for Philippines Relief Contribution

    Oxfam Canada Executive Director Robert Fox, third from right, presented IAM Canada with a commemorative plaque in recognition of the union’s contribution towards Oxfam’s relief and reconstruction work in areas of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan on November 8, 2013. Joining IAM Canadian General Vice President Dave Ritchie, right, in accepting the honour were

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  • iMail , News March 15, 2012

    Toronto Airport Screeners Win IAM Representation

    “This is a significant organizing victory for the airport security screeners at Pearson Airport,” declared Canadian GVP Dave Ritchie in response to news that the Machinists were victorious in a Canadian Industrial Relations Board authorized vote to determine representation for 1,624 airport screeners at Toronto’s Pearson Airport. “We are now representing more airport security screeners

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  • iMail , News May 5, 2011

    NDP Makes Major Gains in Canadian Elections

    The strongly pro-working family New Democratic Party (NDP) made Canadian history when Canadians elected 102 NDP members of Parliament in the May 2, 2011 federal election. When the last Parliament dissolved, the NDP had 36 seats. The NDP picked up 58 seats in Quebec, including that of Bloc Leader Gilles Duceppe. Before the election, the

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