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Local 258 IBEW News & Events
2014 Day of Mourning Labour Sponsored Events in British Columbia
Apr 08, 2014

Call for Submissions for 2014 Tom Forkin Scholarships
Mar 12, 2014
March 12, 2014 - Once again, it is time for Local 258 IBEW’s annual Tom Forkin Memorial Scholarship. This Scholarship was created in 1991, in memory of our first Local President - Brother Tom Forkin, and is open to members, or dependants of members, of Local 258. Up to three (3) individual Scholarships of $1,000.00 will be awarded.
Members ratify new collective agreement
Feb 28, 2014
Burnaby, BC – Local 258 IBEW members working with Line Contractor companies across British Columbia voted by a margin of 75% to ratify a new collective agreement via a mail ballot vote counted this morning in the union’s office in Burnaby.
Conservatives blocking CPP improvements: Finance Minister pandering to special interest groups
Dec 20, 2013
Download and sign the petition to expand CPP/QPP today. And get as many of your friends, family members and colleagues to sign the petition too. It's important the petition has original signatures so it can be delivered to the House of Commons in a valid format.
Brother Dan Klassen receives United Way's Joe Morris Community Service Award
Dec 10, 2013
Local 258 IBEW's Dan Klassen, who works in the Burnaby office as an Assistant Business Manager, was the recipient of the 2013 Joe Morris Community Service Award, presented by the United Way of the Lower Mainland at the Labour Appreciation Dinner that took place in Burnaby at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown Hotel on December 5.
Download: UW Michael Wayne McDonell Brochure_FINAL.pdf

Shop Stewards Conference a complete success
Dec 10, 2013
With almost 100 Shop Stewards attending the Local 258’s Shop Stewards Conference, “Defining Our Future”, the weekend event, taking place from November 22nd to November 24th at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown Hotel in Burnaby, BC can only be described as a complete success.
Brother Byrnell sends thanks
Dec 10, 2013
Hello Brothers and Sisters, I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to the members of the IBEW Locals 258, 213 and Rokstad Power Corporation for their generous support given to me and my family during a difficult time.
Your right to refuse unsafe work is in danger
Dec 10, 2013
The lives of almost one million Canadian workers will be placed in danger as a result of cynical amendments that the Conservative government is making to the Canada Labour Code.
Legislative Update from Ottawa
Dec 10, 2013
What the Federal government is doing that affects you as a worker and as a union member
IBEW continues long standing support of United Way
Dec 10, 2013
McKay sees union’s contribution to the United Way Labour campaign as another way to help serve our local communities
IBEW Canada leadership appointments
Dec 10, 2013
Shown on the left with IBEW President Ed Hill at the recent All Canada Progress Meeting in Banff, Alberta, Brother Bill Daniels was appointed by the International Executive Council as the First District International Vice President (IVP), effective June 3, 2013.
Rally for Aidan
Nov 10, 2013
Community support was overwhelming for the “Rally for Aiden” campaign that took place in Summerland at the end of the summer in support of Aiden Byrnell. Aiden’s dad is Steve Byrnell, a Local 258 member working for Rokstad Power.
Local 258 IBEW linemen compete in Kansas City Rodeo
Nov 10, 2013
Local 258 IBEW members travelled to Kansas to compete in the 30th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo that took place in Bonner Springs, Kansas on October 19th, 2013. The Lineman’s Rodeo attracts the best linemen from around the world to compete in events based on traditional lineman tasks and skills.
Local 258 IBEW members recognized for their generous support of ground breaking medical research in burn and wound healing
Oct 08, 2013
This spring, members of Local 258 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers voted to support a significant financial donation to further ground breaking medical research at the BC Professional Fire Fighters Burn and Wound Healing Lab at Vancouver General Hospital.
Labour Day 2013
Aug 29, 2013
Local Labour Day events are taking place across British Columbia on Monday, September 2, 2013. Bring your family and friends!
Union set to grieve as five BC Hydro workers fired for numerous allegations
Jun 28, 2013
June 28, 2013 – As preliminary information is being reviewed in the matter of five workers at BC Hydro being fired for violations of the Corporation’s Code of Conduct policy, Local 258 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers has filed grievances on behalf of the union members who were terminated yesterday.
Do Not Patronize IKEA in Richmond or Coquitlam
Jun 23, 2013
June 23, 2013 - BC’s labour movement is showing support for locked out workers at IKEA as the BC Federation of Labour is asking union members to NOT PATRONIZE either the Richmond or Coquitlam stores. More than 300 workers at Richmond’s IKEA store, represented by Teamsters Local 213, have been locked out by their employer since May 13 after they rejected a third contract offer.
Business Manager McKay defends members as allegations swirl at BC Hydro
Jun 20, 2013

Local 258 members showcase skills and safe practices at well-attended Nanaimo Safety Rodeo
Jun 10, 2013
“That’s one of the best rodeos yet” was a popular refrain at the well-attended Nanaimo Safety Rodeo put on by Local 258 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and BC Hydro.
Brother Phil Flemming passes away
May 28, 2013
May 28, 2013 - It is with great sadness Local 258 IBEW received the news that Brother Phil Flemming, First District International Vice-President representing Canadian members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 25, 2013.


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