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Posted on April 24, 2014

April 2014

Thunder Bay Generating Station Stops Burning Coal
National Day of Mourning: April 28th 
Sector 2 Update
PWU Reaches Tentative Agreement with the Electrical Safety Authority
Recently Retired Staff Officer Dorothy Couvier Talks About Her Career as a PWU Representative 
PWU Contributes to Radio for Radiology Campaign in Owen Sound 
The PWU Supports the Move to Electric Vehicles 
The PWU at the Canadian Nuclear Association Annual Conference 
The PWU Contributes to Kidsport London at Ontario Electrical Utility Workers Hockey Tournament 
Union Office Staffing Update

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Posted on March 25, 2014

March 2014

President's Report
Sector 1 Update
PWU Workers Ratify New Atlantic Power Collective Agreement
New Power Purchase Agreement for TransAlta's Plant in Ottawa Comes Into Force
Hydro One Apprentices

New Job Classification Staff Officer Joins the PWU
Where Do We Get Our Electricity?
Ontario College of Trades Reminder
PWU Supports Student Robotics Team
Top Stolen Vehicles

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Posted on February 26, 2014

February 2014

Bruce Power Agreement Ratified
PWU Workers at Vertex on the Front-Line of Hydro One Billing Complaints
Vertex and the Ice Storm
The Ice Storm From the Perspective of the PowerStream Customer Service Team
PWU Members at the ESA's Harm Reduction Services Pitch in During the Ice Storm
Thanks From CUPE Local One
How is PWU Work Jurisdiction Determined?
First New Lower Mattagami Project Unit Starts Up
WSIB Update
PWU Supports Health and Safety Crusader
Distracted Driving: Tips From Hub Insurance... read more

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Posted on January 28, 2014

January 2014

Ice Storm, 2013
Bargaining Calendar, 2014
Settlement with Hydro One Protects PWU Jobs at Inergi and Vertex
PWU Members Complete Health and Safety Instructors Course
Last Coal Burned At Nanticoke Generating Station
PWU and Hydro One Reach Multi-Year Forestry Staffing Agreement
PWU Members Ratify Collective Agreements at the Portlands Energy Centre and Lake Superior Power
Public Policy Forum Releases Report on the Future of the Canadian Nuclear Industry
PWU Participates in Movember
Top Tips for Safe Winter Driving... read more

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Posted on December 19, 2013

December 2013

A Year-End Message From PWU President Don MacKinnon
Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
First Collective Agreement Reached with Brookfield Power Wind Operations
Federal Conservatives to Undercut Right to Refuse Unsafe Work for Federal Employees
Proposed OPG Deep Geological Repository
PWU Employers Win Safety Awards
PWU Training Schedule January to June 2014
Have You Signed Up For The Power Workers' Union Protection Plan?
Five Tips for Safer Holiday Shopping... read more

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Posted on November 18, 2013

November 2013

Thunder Bay GS Will be Converted to Advanced Biomass
Blaming Workers for Accidents Will Not Improve the Safety Culture
The Expedited Grievance Arbitration Process at Ontario Hydro Successor Companies Federal Conservatives Renew Their Attacks on Unions
Former PWU President Honoured by CUPE
The PWU Airs New Radio Ads
Canadian Labour Congress Launches Television Campaign
PWU Member Receives International Firefighter Honour
PWU Member Volunteers Time and Supplies for Orphans in Nicaragua... read more

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Posted on October 15, 2013

October 2013

President's Report, Council of Chief Stewards, September 25, 2013
Highlights from the Report of the Vice-President, Sector 1, to the Council of Chief Stewards
Highlights from the Report of the Vice-President, Sector 2, to the Council of Chief Stewards
Highlights from the Report of the Vice-President, Sector 3, to the Council of Chief Stewards
PWU's Queen's Park Lobbying Day
PWU Health and Safety Activist Award, 2013
PWU Community Volunteer Awards, 2013
Retired Workers' Chapter Update
Ontario Electrical Safety Awards, 2013
Organ Donation Reminder
Bright Futures Aboriginal Youth Camps, 2013... read more

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Posted on September 4, 2013

September 2013

Message from President Don MacKinnon
Prince Wind Farm
The Hiring Hall
New Must-Run Agreement for Thunder Bay GS
If New Capacity is to be Curtailed, Will it be Wind or Nuclear?
Electric Vehicles Deliver Economic and Environmental Benefit
Team Ontario Wins World Fastball Championship
Power Worker Wins Gold ... read more

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Posted on July 1, 2013

July 2013

During the week of June 24th, the Power Workers' Union held its election convention at the Hilton Suites in Markham for its executive officers: the President and the three sector Vice Presidents. Don MacKinnon was re-elected as president, Bob Walker was acclaimed as Sector 1 Vice President, Brad Carnduff was re-elected as Sector 2 Vice President and Mel Hyatt was re-elected as Sector 3 Vice President. As part of the convention, each candidate was given ten minutes to speak to the delegates. In this newsletter, we've included the remarks made by Don MacKinnon.... read more

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Posted on June 18, 2013

Special June 2013

Update on the Ontario College of Trades

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