Happy Retirement to Brother Alan!

IAM Local Lodge 905 President Dave Thompson is shown presenting a retirement cheque to Brother Alan Chiu Yuk-Lun thanking him for his service. Brother  Alan is retiring after 18 years of service at the Ajax plant. Happy Retirement Brother Alan!

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In Memoriam

It is with great sadness Local Lodge 905 announces the passing of Brother Donald M Beadle after a courageous battle with cancer, with his family at his side, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, January 17, 2019.  Don of Peterborough, formerly of Moose Jaw, SK and Fort Frances, ON, at 61 years of age.

Brother Don has been instrumental in organizing Nefab employees  under the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) flag  and provided a valuable service to the  members as a Chiefsteward at the NeFab Peterborough plant.

Beloved husband and childhood sweetheart of Carla (Plumridge) for 43 years.  Dear father of Don (Heather), Mike (Jen) and John (Amber).  Loving Grandpa of Allison, Caitlyn, Brenna, Cody, Bailey, Kelis, Iliana and Jaxson.  Brother of Norval and the late Glenda McMahon (late Ralph) and Ron (surviving wife Gwen).  He will be remembered by many other relatives and friends.

Don was a long time employee of Nefab and had a prior career as a plumber.  He loved hockey (Go Habs!), fishing, boating, playing baseball and doing all those things with his grandchildren.  Don was very handy, enjoying fixing things around the house and tinkering with cars.

A Memorial Reception will be held at the Ashburnham Funeral Home (840 Armour Road) on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 2:30 – 4:30 pm with words of remembrance at 4:00 pm.

In memory of Don, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be welcome and may be made online at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca

Our deepest sympathy, sincere thoughts and prayers are with his family. May the   memories of love shared give them peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.

IAM Local Lodge 905

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In Memoriam

 

It is with great sadness Local Lodge 905 announces the passing of Sister Shelley Jeanne Chapman on Sunday, December 9, 2018 following a difficult illness. . Sister Shelley has been a member and an electronic technician at the Safran Electronics and Denfense Peterborough plant since 1995

Shelley is survived by spouse Stacey, loving mother of Tania (and Rebel) Kennedy, Alicia (and Brian) Crawley and Angela (and Tim) Johnson, cherished grandmother of Jessica (and Dakota), Lillie, Emma, Lane and Wesley and baby Johnson (who will be born later this month). Great-grandmother of Bradley and Jaxson, and dear sister of Lorainne (and Tom) Coulter. Shelley was the proud auntie of many nieces and nephews. She was born in Brampton on March 6, 1954 and was the beloved daughter of the late Doug and Ethel (Brock) Campbell.In her spare time she enjoyed fishing, sitting by the lake and bird watching, especially the loons and ducks.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Baragar Funeral Home in Bancroft. Cremation has taken place at Elmwood Crematorium, Corbyville, Ontario. The Chapman family would like to thank the PSW workers at Care Partner’s and all the nursing staff at Hastings Centennial Manor in Bancroft.

Our deepest sympathy, sincere thoughts and prayers are with her family. May the   memories of love shared give them peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.

IAM Local Lodge 905

 

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Happy Retirement to Brother Yuejin!

IAM Local Lodge 905 President Gerry Kyle is shown presenting a retirement cheque to Brother Yuejin Mah thanking him for his service. Brother Yuejin is retiring after 23 years of service at the Ajax plant. Happy Retirement Brother Yuejin!

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In Memoriam

 

It is with great sadness Local Lodge 905 announces the passing of Brother Shawn Giguere.

Brother Shawn has been a member and a Tool Setting Machinist with 32 years of service at the Ajax plant since 1986.

Shawn is survived by his wife Donna of 37 years; his two daughters Shanna (Ben) Giguere and Ashleigh (Charlie) Giguere, his two sons Adam Giguere and Zachary Giguere; three grandchildren Rory, Aria, and Gabriel, step grandchild Kaitlin; brother Stephen Giguere; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Our deepest sympathy, sincere thoughts and prayers are with his family. May the   memories of love shared give them peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.

Visitation for Shawn will be this Sunday August 26th at 12pm, with a memorial service at 1pm and reception to follow.  The location will be the Morris Funeral Chapel in Bowmanville.  

IAM Local Lodge 905

 

 

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CLC Lobbyist on Parliament Hill

L.L.905 participates with the CLC to influence our decision makers to make our country better for all Canadians.

On February 6th ( Left to Right ) Dave Thompson, Scott Jackson and Kris Socha with over 300 CLC lobbyist’s, the largest group in CLC’s history, ascended parliament hill. The issues brought to our MP’s and Senators were, legislating pay equity, pension protection, fixing EI, and to create a national pharmacare program.

 

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Happy Retirement to Brother Phil!

 

Brother Phil is shown accepting a retirement cheque from Local Lodge 905 President Dave Thompson. Brother Phil Hamblin is retiring after 30 years of service at the Ajax plant.

Happy Retirement Brother Phil!

 

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Happy Retirement to Brother Jim!

Brother Jim Wilson is retiring after 36 years of service at the Ajax plant.                       Happy  Retirement Brother Jim!

 

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Happy Retirement to Brother Joe!

Brother Joe Tune is retiring after 12 years of   service at the Ajax plant.                           Happy Retirement Brother Joe!

 

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LL905 joined IAM & CLC Lobby for changes to Bill C-27on Parliament Hill

64 Machinists formed part of a 341 labour activists delegation under the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) lobby on Bill C-27changes to federal sector Defined Benefit Retirement Plans, Pharmacare and Pay Equity.

 

After the Lobby

Left to Right: LL905 President Dave Thompson , District Lodge 78 Business Rep./Organizer Jim Snider, LL905 Steward Rebecca Carpenter, LL905 Grand Lodge Rep. Scott Jackson.

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