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    Read about those who served in the Ontario Command. Helmets to Hardhats ad on page 58

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    Read about Helmets to Hardhats in the latest edition of Business Elite Magazine

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  • Letter from Homeless Shelter Director supporting Veterans

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Not sure how H2H works for you? This short video explains the steps necessary to register and access the H2H resources available at no cost to military service members & employer. It includes tips to get the career you want in the Canadian construction and related industries.

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Featured Trade

Consider a civilian career as a Plumber. UA is a multi-craft union that represents plumbers and pipe, sprinkler, and refrigeration fitters, as well as service technicians. All of these jobs require the installation, remodeling or maintenance of systems that carry water, steam, air and other liquids or gases necessary for sanitation, industrial production, heating and air conditioning, and many other uses. Workers measure, cut, and bend pipe, as well as weld, braze, caulk, solder, glue or thread joints at residential and commercial job sites.

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Members of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Kingston receive training on an emergency fire pump during Operation CARIBBE on October 11, 2016.
Photo: Cpl Jennifer Chiasson, Imaging Services 12 Wing Imaging XC03-2016-1002-128

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Equivalencies available for MOSID 00379 Marine Technician

Earn while you Learn

Union journeymen Plumbers and Pipefitters wages and benefits are negotiated on their behalf by the union through collective bargaining with signatory contractors. Some apprenticeship programs partner with community colleges to offer college credit for apprenticeship classes. Wages vary according to the geographic location of the local union. The average starting wage for 1st year apprentices is 40 - 50% of the Journeyman's wage rate plus fringe benefits. Your earnings are adjusted annually to reflect your advancing skills and increasing knowledge of the trade. More info here.

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United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada is recognized as the designated Union to represent Plumbers across Canada and offers the best wages & benefits for a lasting civilian career in Canada.

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