October 4, 2023

Canadian General Vice-President David Chartrand continues Site Visits

David Chartrand, IAM Canadian General Vice-President, visited more locals this week in keeping with his commitment to stay in touch with locals and keep the lines of communications open. In the last series of visits, he toured Locals in Ontario: LL2412 and LL2922 in North Bay, LL1922 in Mississauga, LL386 in Owen Sound, LL103 in Stratford, LL905 in Ajax and LL2707 in Cambridge.

Manitoba NDP wins majority government – and a place in history

In a resounding victory on Tuesday night, the NDP clinched a decisive win, electing Wab Kinew as Manitoba’s first First Nations Premier. The triumph also garnered the party a sufficient number of seats to establish a majority government. Kinew’s win makes Manitoba the first Canadian province to elect a First Nations premier. The NDP ran on a platform to fix the healthcare system and make life more affordable for Manitobans. IAM member

GED Testing to End - What Does It Mean for Canadian Workers?

If you’re a Canadian worker working towards your high school equivalency through the General Education Development (GED) test, there’s a significant change on the horizon. As of May 3, 2024, the Canadian version of the GED test, administered by the TVO Independent Learning Centre, will cease to exist. Pearson Vue GED Testing Service, the provider of the GED test, is discontinuing its services in Canada, leaving many workers in a