Positions for which nominations will be accepted at all Canadian Local Lodges on January 21, 2017, and on February 11, 2017 (if an endorsement/runoff vote is necessary)
- International President
- General Secretary-Treasurer
- General Canadian Vice President
- 5 Law Committee Members
- C.L.C. Delegate
Union Brother Bruce Wilmer Barrie passed away Jan. 9, 2017.
Bruce was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich On. Canada as a Stock Controller Jan. 29, 1973. At that time he became a member of IAMAW LL 1863 (now LL 1975).
Bruce retired Sept. 01, 1999.
His Family has received a bible from the LL. 1863 Retirees Club.
We had a Union Brother George Kenneth Neill pass away December 10, 2016 . George was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders as a welder Oct. 02, 1974. At that time becoming a member of IAMAW LL 1863 now LL 1975 . George retired Oct. 01, 1999. His Family will be receiving a Bible from our LL 1863 Retiree Club.
There will be a regular meeting Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at the Back Alley Bar & Grill (formerly the Labour Center).
Executive meeting starts at 7:00pm with the general membership meeting at 7:30pm.
Union Brother Peter Brommer passed away Sept. 29, 2016.
The Funeral is Oct, 03, 2016 at McGlynn Family Funeral
Home Seaforth On.
Peter was born June ,05, 1938
Peter was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in
Goderich Ontario Canada Oct. 21, 1965.
and joined IAM LL 1863 now LL 1975 at that time
Peter was a Stock Controller in Fabrication at the plant.
The family will receive a Bible from the LL 1863 Retiree Club
Eric Johnston, member of IAM Local 1975 has been busy in the London, Ontario area working with the Ontario Federation of Labour on the “Make it Fair” campaign. The OFL and other community groups are working together and demanding sweeping changes to Ontario’s labour laws and a $15 minimum wage. Eric has been actively representing the IAM on that campaign.
Well done brother!
We had a Union Brother, Ed Tonks passed away Sept. 12, 2016.
Ed started Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario
And joined the IAM LL 1863 now LL 1975 in April ,5, 1970.
Worked in the Machine Shop. Ed was born in Nov. 29, 1924
He was 91 years old. There was a Cremation. The private family
service took place at Gilchrist Chapel in Guelph Ontario.
We had a IAM LL 1863/1975 Union Brother Charles Carmen Knox pass away June 24, 2016 at 73 years old. Charles was hired at Champion/Volvo and joined the IAM on Feb. 12, 1973. as a Machinist. There will be a grave side service at the Maitland Cemetery June 28, 2016 There will be a bible sent to the family from the LL 1863 Retiree Club.
Charles was on the executive of LL 1863 for many years and on the LL 1863 Hall Board also. Charles took on the presidents job when we started the LL 1863 Retiree Club for a while. Charles took the IAMAW Union very seriously in all the
Union positions he held over the years at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich On. Canada
IAM LL 1863/1975 Union Brother Reginald Earl Dick passed away May 31, 2016 . He was in his 72nd year. Reginald was hired at Champion /Volvo Motor Graders and joined the IAM on Dec. 10, 1984 as a fitter. Reg’s funeral was held at St. James Catholic Church in Seaforth on Sat. June 4, 2016. There will be a Bible sent to the family from the LL 1863 Retiree Club.
From the LL 1863 Retiree Club there was the president John Stadelmann & wife Sharon and
past president John White & wife Barbara went to a District 78 Retiree club meeting on
May 9,2016 . It was mainly to let District 78 get to meet the LL 1863 Retiree Clubs new
President John Stadelmann. We were given a very nice lunch there and a good meet and great.
It was a District 78 ,club election day ,but it was nice to see the new elected officers. Very nice visit.
By John White