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Family Fun Day

Posted on Jun 20, 2024 in Events


Office Closed June 13th

Posted on May 29, 2024 in General News


Golf Tournament Giveaway!

Posted on May 27, 2024 in Events

 Golf Tournament Giveaway! 


We’re excited to announce that we’re giving away 12 spots to our upcoming golf tournament! This exclusive opportunity is open to members in good standing. Don’t miss your chance to join us for a fantastic day of golf and fun. To enter, simply email us at [email protected]. Be sure to get your entry in by the deadline on Monday, June 3rd, 2024.

Good luck, and we hope to see you on the green! 


May 20th Office Closed

Posted on May 14, 2024 in Events


Outside Line Agreement Ratification Meeting

Posted on Apr 29, 2024 in Events


* All Members currently employed on the Outside Line are invited to join us for an information meeting.

The upcoming Information meeting regarding the details of the Outside Line Agreement: to be held on May 13, 2024 at 8:00 pm. at the OE Hall - 258 Gregoire Drive, Fort McMurray.


2024 Cha-Cha Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted on Apr 03, 2024 in Events



CSU 52

Posted on Mar 14, 2024 in General News

The Strike Action for today has been delayed to Friday, March 15th at 11:00 a.m.! Please read the following joint statement:

Join us in solidarity with CSU 52 members on the picket line tomorrow!
Tomorrow, CSU 52 Edmonton workers will be going on strike for fair wages, just as tens of thousands of other Alberta workers are at the bargaining table as well.

WHEN: TOMORROW! Friday, March 15, 2024 starting at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Edmonton City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB, T5J 2R7.
WHAT: Show your solidarity by joining these brave workers on their first day on the picket line. For more information on their An Edmonton for Everyone campaign click here.

*For Strike Updates please check out the CSU 52 website here.

Please join us in support of all CSU local 52 members, encompassing all of City of Edmonton workers, 911 operators, 311 customer service representatives, rec centres staff, library and science centre workers, and social services professionals, tomorrow on the picket line!

As always, bring a sign, flag, noise maker, a friend, and your solidarity! Don’t forget to dress for the weather and please be safe on the roads!


Outside Line Information Meeting

Posted on Mar 04, 2024 in Action Alert


* All Members currently employed on the Outside Line are invited to join us for an information meeting.

The upcoming Information meeting regarding the details of the Outside Line Agreement: to be held on March 19th, 2024 at 8:00 pm. at the OE Hall - 258 Gregoire Drive, Fort McMurray.


Open House - Office of Advance Women Apprentices

Posted on Feb 26, 2024 in Events


Family Day

Posted on Feb 09, 2024 in General News


2023 Annual Cha Cha Memorial Charity Golf Tournament

Posted on Dec 12, 2023 in General News

Michael A. Reinhart, Business Manager and Financial Secretary of I.B.E.W. Local 424, presented a check for $6,500 to Tami Anderson, Senior Development Officer - Edmonton, representing the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
The funds were raised during the highly successful 2023 Annual Cha Cha Memorial Charity Golf Tournament, a signature event organized by Local 424.


Fort McMurray Family Christmas Party

Posted on Dec 10, 2023 in Events


Calgary Children’s Christmas Party

Posted on Dec 09, 2023 in Events


IBEW 424 Electrical Workers Minority Caucus AGM

Posted on Dec 04, 2023 in Events

IBEW 424 Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Dec 28, 2023 10:30 – 15:00. For Registration, please contact 780-868-9772 or email [email protected].


Holliday Season Family Fun Day

Posted on Nov 26, 2023 in Events


Remembrance Day Cerimonies

Posted on Nov 08, 2023 in Events


Office Closed on Remembrance Day

Posted on Nov 08, 2023 in Action Alert


2023 Retiree’s Christmas Dinner

Posted on Oct 26, 2023 in Events


Edmonton unit of the Retires

Posted on Oct 10, 2023 in Meetings

The Edmonton unit of the Retires of Local 424 meets for coffee and donuts every Thursday between 10:00am and 12:00pm at the members lounge at the Local Union Office.

On the 3rd Thursday of each month, we hold our monthly meeting commencing at 11:00am.

All retirees are urged to come out and reminisce about the good old days.


BTA Email Campaign

Posted on Oct 03, 2023 in Action Alert

Wall-to-Wall Agreements are bad for Construction Workers

The BTA has always opposed the approach of wall-to-wall agreements as they lead to lower wages, lower pensions and decreased benefits. This will not stop with carpenter jurisdiction. They have made promises to contractors that they can supply labour for other trades’ jurisdiction in hopes that other trades people will be desperate enough to work for less.

scan he QR or CLICK HERE for more Info 


Unit IV Members,

Posted on Sep 26, 2023 in Meetings

Unit IV Members,


      We have an important update regarding our Unit IV meetings that we would like to share with you.

Starting with our September meeting, Unit IV meeting will no longer be held on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Instead, we are excited to announce that we will be combining our Unit IV meeting with the Unit I Wednesday nights.

    By merging our meetings with Unit I on Wednesday, we aim to create a stronger sense of unity and collaboration between our units. We believe that this change will allow us to share ideas, insights, and experiences more effectively.

    We strongly encourage all Unit IV members to attend these combined meetings. Your presence and input are invaluable to the success of our Local, and we want to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to contribute to our collective goals.


Join us on the fourth Wednesday of every month starting Sept 27th.


Membership Appreciation Gala 2023

Posted on Sep 16, 2023 in Events


Office Closed August 7th

Posted on Aug 03, 2023 in General News

Our office will Be closed August 7th 


Southern Alberta BTA Family Picnic

Posted on Jul 28, 2023 in Events


2023 IBEW 424 Family Festival

Posted on Jun 21, 2023 in Events


Canada Day Office Closed

Posted on Jun 15, 2023 in General News


Calgary Stampede Breakfast

Posted on Jun 14, 2023 in Events


2023 Retiree Pancake Breakfast

Posted on Jun 06, 2023 in Events


2023 Cha Cha Memorial Charity Golf Tournament

Posted on May 08, 2023 in Events

Join us for our Annual Cha Cha Memorial Charity Golf Tournament, where golfers and non-golfers alike can come together to raise funds for a great cause. The tournament will take place on June 8th, 2023 at the Quarry Golf & Country Club.
This year’s tournament promises to be an exciting event, with a chance to win big prizes like a 2023 Ford Mustang GT Premium Hole-in-On challenge sponsored By Sherwood Ford (The Giant) #SherwoodFord and a cash prize of $15,000 Hole-in-One challenge Sponsored By Servus Credit Union.
Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a beginner, you’ll have a chance to test your skills and have fun while supporting a worthy cause.


National Day of Mourning

Posted on Apr 25, 2023 in General News



The Day of Mourning is an annual day of remembrance for workers who have been killed and injured on the job; the aim of this day is to publicly renew the commitment to fight for the safety of the living as well as mourn for those workers who have died.

The National Day of Mourning, held annually on April 28, was officially recognized by the federal government in 1991, eight years after the day of remembrance was launched by the Canadian Labour Congress. The Day of Mourning has since spread to about 80 countries around the world and has been adopted by the AFL-CIO and the International Confederation of Free Trade. The IBEW was originally formed by workers who wanted to improve safety in their workplace.  Our union was formed on the need for safety at a time when 1 in 2 electrical workers were being killed on the job every day; even our own founding President Henry Miller died from a workplace incident. Today, safety continues to be a main focus of our Local Unions mandate; safety is paramount to the IBEW!

On April 28, we remember those who lost their lives, as well as the thousands of others injured; because for them, life will never be the same.  So, on Friday, April 28th, mark the ’Day’ by flying flags at half-mast; wear ribbons or black armbands, or whatever your traditional vigils/ceremonies are, and observe a moment of silence at 11am, as we remember those killed or injured at work and recommit to the challenge of preventing, reducing and eliminating workplace deaths and injuries.

We must mourn the dead, but we must also fight for the living!!


In solidarity,

Russ Shewchuk

International Vice President

IBEW - 1st District Office

300-1450 Meyerside Dr.

Mississauga, ON  L5T 2N5


Ph: 905-564-5441

Fax: 905-564-8114

Email: [email protected]



2023 Cha Cha Charity Golf

Posted on Apr 14, 2023 in General News


Calgary Day Of Mourning

Posted on Apr 11, 2023 in General News


District One Cash Draw

Posted on Apr 04, 2023 in General News


The Collective Bargaining Agreement Ratified

Posted on Mar 09, 2023 in General News


News from the Business Manager

The Collective Bargaining Agreement Ratified


Between the: 

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 424 (IBEW) 


The Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta (ECAA)


I am happy to share some exciting news with you. The recent I.B.E.W. Local Union 424 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) vote has been a huge success, and I am thrilled to report that we achieved an incredible 58% voter turnout, which has exceeded any other voter turnout in recent history, with that said, it was also an overwhelming 77% in favour of the agreement.

This result is a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone involved in the negotiation process, including our Bargaining Team and Union Representatives. It also demonstrates the strong commitment and solidarity of our Membership.

With this new Agreement, we have secured important improvements in our working conditions, wages, and benefits. We have also addressed several key issues that were of concern to our Membership.

I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to everyone who participated in the voting process. Your voice has been heard, and your vote has made a significant difference in shaping our collective future.

As we move forward, I encourage all Members to stay engaged and active in our Union. Together, we can continue to build a stronger and more prosperous workplace for all.

Thank you again for your commitment to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 424 and our collective success.


Yours in solidarity,

Michael A. Reinhart

Business Manager/Financial Secretary





CSA Codes and Standards Survey

Posted on Feb 27, 2023 in General News

The International Vice President, Russ Shewchuk is asking for assistance from Members to take the following survey regarding The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) on Codes and Standards for the Electrical industry. The link to the survey can be found at:



Ratification Presentation

Posted on Feb 14, 2023 in Action Alert

Ratification Presentations will be held as follows:

IBEW Local 424 Special Called Meeting – FORT MCMURRAY

February 27, 2023, 8:00 pm. – 11:00 pm.

Quality Hotel & Conference Centre

424 Gregoire Dr, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3R2


IBEW Local 424 Special Called Meeting - EDMONTON

February 28, 202, 7:00 pm. – 10:00 pm.

Wyndham Edmonton Hotel & Conference Centre

4440 Gateway Blvd. Edmonton, AB T6H 5C2


IBEW Local 424 Special Called Meeting - CALGARY

March 1, 2023, 7:00 pm. – 10:00 pm.

HYATT Place Calgary Airport 

10 Aero Crescent NE, Calgary, Alberta, T2E7Y5 


I.B.E.W. 424 Edmonton Retirees Meeting Schedule for 2023

Posted on Dec 28, 2022 in General News

I.B.E.W. 424 Edmonton Retirees

Meeting Schedule for 2023


Thursday January 19th at 1:00PM

Thursday February 16th at 1:00pm

Thursday March 16th at 1:00pm

All meetings are held at the Training Centre

The meeting in February will have representatives from the Employee Benefit Fund Administration Pension Division to answer questions regarding our pensions.


Unit I Meeting Dates

Posted on Dec 21, 2022 in General News

Attention All 424 Unit I Members:

The monthly meeting has changed from the 4th Saturday of every month to the 4th Wednesday of every month, commencing at 7:00 pm till 10:00 pm.


Calgary Crib Tournament

Posted on Dec 16, 2022 in Events


IBEW 424 EWMC Meeting

Posted on Nov 22, 2022 in General News

Local 424 will be hosting an EWMC Meeting 

Nov 30th 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

@ IBEW Local 424 Edmonton Meeting Hall


Music Mash Discount

Posted on Aug 26, 2022 in Events


Fort McMurray Meeting

Posted on Aug 16, 2022 in Events

ATTENTION : Fort McMurray Meeting will be located back at the Radison
435 Gregoire Dr, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4K7


Member Scholarships

Posted on Jan 18, 2022 in General News

To All First District Local Unions
Season’s Greetings:
Once again, AIL and TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, in conjunction with the IBEW First District, will be offering five (5) Scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each to all IBEW members and their families that are in studies pursuing a post-secondary diploma or degree.

An application (see attached) must be submitted into our office no later than February 11th, 2022 and must be accompanied by a brief essay (done by the applicant) outlining the benefits of belonging to the IBEW.

A random draw will be held at the First District Office on February 18th, 2022 followed by an announcement identifying the five winners.
Please share this opportunity with your Local Union members and encourage them to participate if they qualify.

Application is here


Stand Up for Skilled Workers

Posted on Dec 15, 2021 in Action Alert

December 3, 2021
RE: Tax deduction for skilled trades workers: Take 2 minutes to send a letter to your MP

Skilled trades workers have always had to travel for work, that’s why we’re called a journeyperson. Projects arise, are built, and are completed at different times in different regions across the country and in many of these cases, workers need to travel, sometimes great lengths, in order to go to work.
Right now, the cost to travel for work – mileage, accommodations, food – aren’t tax deductible for skilled trades workers in the construction industry and aren’t always covered by an employer. When costs aren’t covered by an employer, skilled trades workers in the construction industry should receive the same treatment under the Tax Act as the white-collar workers who can claim those same out-of-pocket expenses.
We need your help today; please take 2 minutes to send a letter to your Member of Parliament asking that they support a Skilled Trades Workforce Mobility Tax Deduction.
The IBEW and Canada’s Building Trades Unions need your support to ensure the federal government and opposition parties live up to their campaign promises to introduce and pass legislation that ensures tax fairness for workers in the Building Trades.

Thank you for your attention to this important matter.
In solidarity,
Tom Reid
International Vice President
cc: International Representatives
IBEW System Council #11


Robert J Watson Bursary

Posted on Aug 30, 2021 in General News


Mayoral Candidates Forum

Posted on Aug 25, 2021 in Events


Take Action on Bill 67 NOW

Posted on Jun 30, 2021 in Action Alert


IBEW 424 Vubiz Online Training

Posted on Nov 25, 2020 in Members

IBEW Local 424 has renewed their subscription for online courses through VuBiz for
another three years covering subjects from WHMIS 2015 for Workers, to Microsoft
Office 2010 to Back Safety to Basic Finance to VuKidz courses and more. A number of
these courses are authored in French. The courses will be available to you and your
friends and families 24 hours a day, 7 days a week . Be sure to take advantage of
as many courses as possible. We hope that you and your friends and family members will find
several courses that will address both your needs and interests.

To start your learning experience, go to:

Every time that you sign on, you will need to enter:

The IBEW Password which is: IBEW2

Your Membership Card Number: That is the number on your IBEW Membership Card
for example 1234567, A123456 or D123456. If you do not know your Membership Card
Number or do not have one, you can use any unique number such as your home phone
number or postal code without any spaces for example 4169492211 or L3P4R9.

The First time that you sign on, you will need to enter a little extra information so that
VuBiz can set you up.

Membership Card Number (confirmation): This is to confirm the information that you
keyed above.
First Name: So that we can identify you properly in the system when you return.
Last Name: So that we can identify you properly in the system when you return.


Dues Payment Methods

Posted on Oct 02, 2020 in General News

Due to Covid-19 and Many staff working from home we have updated our dues payment methods.



1.  Call in with a Visa and MasterCard

2.  Call in with a Debit Visa and Debit MasterCard

3.  Mail a Cheque

4.  Mail a Money Order

5.  Call in with a Prepaid Credit Card [Not Vanilla and Not the CC that say you must be “present” to use them]

6.  EFT [money transfer] NEW as of October 2, 2020

                -Email [email protected]

                Please Include

                -First and Last Name

                -Contact Number

                -Card Number

                -$ amount

7.  Cash can be taken at the Edmonton Office by booking an appointment

8.  Dues Receipts can be emailed or mailed


Remote Workers Survey

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 in Surveys

EHRC Remote Working Survey


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