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Aug 25, 2012:   2012 United Association International Apprentice Competition Ann Arbor Michigan    UA Canada is proud to announce that we have once again produced a champion from the 2012 UA International Apprenticeship Competition that was recently held in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... more ››

Aug 16, 2012:   Martin P. Durkin Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to Local 488 Edmonton AB Rigging Instructor    Clark Cruickshank of UA Local 488 in Edmonton Alberta was the recipient of the Martin P. Durkin Lifetime Achievement Award presented at the graduation ceremony of the United ... more ››

Jul 13, 2012:   Supervisory program approval from Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training    Supervisory program approval from Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training For Industrial Construction Crew Supervisor program UA Canada/NAUSC Foreman Certification ... more ››

Jun 28, 2012:   UA Canada and Skills Canada form Partnership    UA Canada in partnership with Local Union 488 Edmonton and Local 496 Calgary co-sponsored Skills Canada this past June in the amount $50,000 dollars as a Premier Sponsor for the ... more ››

Jun 12, 2012:   Winners Announced! 2012 National Apprenticeship Competition    The 5th annual UA Canada National Apprenticeship Competition was recently held at Local 46 in Toronto Ontario June 4th to 8th, 2012. This event was preceded by three regional ... more ››

Apr 5, 2012:   UA Canada 2012 Apprenticeship Competitions    Larry Slaney, Director of Canadian Training for the United Association has announced that Local 46 in Scarborough Ontario will be hosting the 2012 UA National Apprenticeship ... more ››

Oct 6, 2011:   UA Apprentice Dave DeRaadt wins Apprentice Competition    The United Association International Apprenticeship Competition is held every year in August in Ann Arbor Michigan as an annual event to showcase the skills of the pipe trades ... more ››

Jul 12, 2011:   2011 UA National Apprenticeship Competition | Kitchener-Waterloo    The 4th annual UA Canada National Apprenticeship Competition was held in Kitchener Waterloo on June 14th 2011 with representatives from across Canada participating in the event. ... more ››

Jun 28, 2010:   UA Canada National Apprenticeship Competition 2010    United Association Local 488 in Edmonton did an outstanding job of hosting the National Apprenticeship Competition held on June 1st to 3rd 2010 at their new educational facility, ... more ››

Mar 8, 2010:   National Apprenticeship Competition    Larry Slaney, Director of Canadian Training for the United Association recently announced that Local 488 and the Edmonton Pipe Trades in Alberta have been assigned to host the ... more ››

Feb 26, 2010:   National Association of Union Schools & Colleges - Update    Click here to view the Powerpoint... The National Association of Union Schools and Colleges (NAUSC) has been incorporated as a national not for profit corporation and includes ... more ››

Feb 26, 2010:   Foreman Certification Program    The SCA, Clients, Owners, Contractors, and the rank and file members of the Building Trades have accepted this new program and are making it work in the Sarnia valley. The SCA ... more ››

Feb 26, 2010:   UA Canada Signs Agreement with the Canadian Green Building Council    UA Canada and its 35 local unions has just finalized a national agreement with the Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) for a two year term. This agreement will see us working ... more ››

Aug 28, 2009:   Congratulations Mark Savill, winner of the UA Standard for Excellence Award    Mark Savill is a Sprinkler apprentice from Local 170 in Delta BC. Mark was participating in the 2009 UA International Apprenticeship Competition held each year in Ann Arbor ... more ››

Aug 27, 2009:   UA Local 488 & Edmonton Pipe Trades to Host 2010    United Association National Apprenticeship Competition Larry Slaney, Director of Canadian Training for the United Association recently announced that Local 488 and the Edmonton ... more ››

Aug 27, 2009:   International Apprenticeship Competition in Ann Arbor Michigan    The annual week long Competition held in conjunction with the Instructor Training Program was held recently at the Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor and Canada had a ... more ››

Aug 27, 2009:   Medical Gas Training Program & Green Training Program    The Canadian Medical Gas Training Program that was held at the UA Instructor Training Program this August marks the start of providing Canadian content courses for Instructors ... more ››

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>> Supervisory program approval from Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training

>> UA Canada and Skills Canada form Partnership

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