News & Updates – IBEW

Greetings: Originally called “Armistice Day”, Remembrance Day was first observed throughout the British Commonwealth in 1919.  It was held to pay tribute to the end of the First World War through the signing of the Armistice Agreement on November 11, 1918 at 11 am.  Armistice Day was held on the Monday during the week in […]

IBEW Local 37 stands in solidarity with members of CUPE NB and supports their current strike for fair and equitable wages.  These are dedicated, caring, valuable frontline workers who provide much needed services and supports to our province, our communities, and to our families. And throughout this pandemic, they have put their own health and […]

Did you know that 10-20% of Canadians are impacted by dyslexia? Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that makes it difficult to read, write, and spell. The red pen can be a constant reminder of the lack of support needed for children with dyslexia to succeed in school and in everyday life.  During October, the […]

Message from IBEW International Vice President, Tom Reid

Unprecedented. Uncertain. Challenging. New Normal. Social Distancing. Isolation. Lockdown.  These are just some of the words and terms that have quickly taken on new meaning for all of us. They have become part of our regular vocabulary as we continue to live and work through the COVID-19 Pandemic. They remind us of the extreme change, […]

Greetings:  While we are very grateful to live in a country where we enjoy many privileges, we must acknowledge that these privileges aren’t equitably distributed.  The recent news of the discovery of remains and unmarked graves from residential schools has shone a much needed light on Canada’s dark history and our horrible treatment of Indigenous […]

Members can now sign up for Winton, an application designed to provide essential spending advice and identify how much cash flow members could free up by following its recommendations. The Financial Capability Program is part of the Winton App. The Financial Capability Program (FCP) is designed to help you get more life from your money. […]

 Public sector unions are coming together in solidarity to urge the provincial government to lead New Brunswick’s economic recovery by investing to improve public services. Together, our organizations represent 1 in 6 New Brunswick workers.  Over the past year, we have witnessed what was once unimaginable. For instance, who could have imagined that New Brunswick […]