The Last Surviving Ironworker

The Last Surviving Ironworker

June 17, 2020 Lou Lessard, 91, shares his memories of that fateful day, June 17, 1958, when the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge collapsed. This video from Ironworkers Local 97 combines new and archival footage to show why we must continue to fight for the living, and...

Climbing the rungs to a more positive life

June 10, 2020 By Nicole Che Positivity sometimes sounds like New Age voodoo. If you’re deep in the pits of despair, someone telling you to be more positive often makes you want to positively tell them to mind their own business, or something to that effect. Obviously,...

We should be building vessels for BC Ferries

June 10, 2020 By Phil Venoit, Past President CANADA HAS THE WORLD’S longest national oceanic border, which continues down the Saint Lawrence seaway with the longest inland fresh waterway and border we share with the United States, our greatest trading partner. British...
Safety first, no judgment and lots of hand sanitizer

Safety first, no judgment and lots of hand sanitizer

April 16, 2020 If there is a bright side to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bay Hill Contracting seems to have found it. And it’s not just because the company specializes in lighting. “We’ve actually discovered better ways to do things by virtue of the constraints that have...