Author Archives: Eric Johnston

Day of Mourning

On Sunday, April 28, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., the Huron District Labour Council held a Day of Mourning event at the Workers Monument, Gloucester Terrace, Goderich, across from the Historic Gaol. Co-ordinator, Jim Vance of UNIFOR introduced guest speakers from … Continue reading

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Obituary – Leger Caza

Union Brother Leger Caza passed away April 15, 2019 in his 96th year. Leger was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada in the Maintenance Dept. as a Janitor Sweeper on May, 11, 1970, and at that time became … Continue reading

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Retirees Tour a Sugar Bush

Local 1863 Retirees Club toured the Ron Westlake’s sugar bush on March 21, 2019. Ron gave us a great tour and maple syrup samples, plus treats and coffee sweetened with maple sugar.

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Obituary – Brother Keith Good

Union Brother Keith Good passed away March 18, 2019 in his 81st year. Keith was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario, Canada in the Warehouse/Shipping Dept. as a stock Controller on November 13, 1972, and at that time … Continue reading

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Obituary – Brother Paul Dennis Hogan

Union Brother Paul Dennis Hogan passed away February 27, 2019 in his 64th year. Paul started with Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario, Canada in the Finished Products Dept. as a Fitter on September 18, 1973, and at that time … Continue reading

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Obituary – Jeff Bissett

Union Brother Jeff Bissett passed away November 21, 2018 at the age of 50 years. Jeff was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario, Canada, May 20, 1986 in the Welding Dept. at that time becoming a member of … Continue reading

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Obituary – William Robert Rodger

Union Brother William Robert Rodger passed away September 16, 2018, in his 86th year. William was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario, Canada, December 7, 1970 in the Finished Products Dept. and at that time became a member … Continue reading

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*** ATTENTION *** Local Meeting Date Change

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, the next 1975 local lodge meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018. The general meeting will commence at 7:30pm.

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Obituary – Brother Karl Sartori

Union Brother Karl Sartori passed away September 7, 2018, in his 91st year. Karl was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, May 16, 1966, in the Machine Shop and at that time became a member of IAM&AW … Continue reading

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Obituary – Brother Kenneth John Murch

Union Brother Kenneth John Murch passed away August 21, 2018, in his 72nd year. Ken was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, May 04, 1970, and at that time became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863 (now … Continue reading

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