BC Ironworkers Local 97

Local 97 represents over 1,800 men and women in the British Columbia ironworking industry.

Jun 18

62nd Ironworkers Bridge Memorial & The Last Surviving Ironworker

Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19 we decided to continue on the with the memorial, in a socially distanced way. We were honoured to have Lou attend the memorial and speak about passing the tradition on to a new generation. Watch a video of the memorial as it was broadcast via ZOOM: https://zo

Jun 1

62nd Ironworkers Bridge Memorial – Online

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are not hosting an in-person Ironworkers Bridge Memorial in

Jul 6

Ironworkers Western District Council Apprentice Competition!

Come out and join us as we watch the top apprentices from the Western Canadian Ironworkers Union Locals compete for the title, and their chance to attend the International competition! The competition is July 7th, from 9:30 to 3:30, at BCIT in Burnaby. It is located in the Steel Trades Building, NE1

Jun 11

60th Annual Ironworkers Bridge Memorial

Ironworkers Local 97 would like to invite you to join us as we mark the 60th anniversary of the collapse of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge.   This year’s event is particularly significant as it is a major milestone, and to commemorate it we have paired the memorial with a weekend of recognition

Jun 26

Welcome to 97: Stalkaya Construction Group

Local 97 is excited to announce our new partnership with Stalkaya Construction Group Ltd! Stalkaya Construction Group is owned and operated by members of the Squamish Nation. Ironworkers Local 97 is proud to have many members of the Squamish nation as members of our union, and look forward to workin

Jun 14

59th Ironworkers Bridge Memorial

On Saturday, June 17th 2017, we will be hosting the 59th Ironworkers Bridge Memorial. The ceremony will start at 1:00 p.m. and will include several speakers, musicians, and guests of honour. A wreath laying ceremony will follow. Parking is available at the North end of Boundary Road, in front of Bat

Feb 13

Welcome to 97: Formula Contractors

We are pleased to announce that Formula Contractors, based in Prince George, Victoria and Pouce Coup

Nov 22

Election 2016 Results

The results of the Ironworkers Local 97 Election for the following offices are as follows: PRESIDENT

Sep 15

8 BCIT students to benefit from George Angelomatis Memorial Bursary

Local 97 is pleased to announce that eight students studying trades at BCIT will receive financial a

Aug 23

Local 97 Election 2016

Can’t let the Americans have all the fun! It’s time for Local 97’s elections.