Robert J Watson National Bursary Program

Win a $1000.00 bursary!  88 available for sons and daughters of union members who are attending post secondary institutions.  See complete rules and regulations at

Click here to apply online!  

Online application process open September 15 - November 21, 2014

Boilermakers Biennial Apprenticeship Competition
Held at BCIT in Burnaby BC, June 24th - 26th.


Local 146 Competitors Brad Lewis (R) 2013 candidate and Jesse Huffman (L) 2014 candidate pose with Judges for the event Kurt Middleton, Ron Jacobs, Ken Bachand and local 146 Director of Apprenticeship & Education j'Amey Holroyd.  Brad Lewis was paired with Jason Dubreuil from local 128 to win the Team award.  For more pictures click here.

The Grand Opening was a terrific success!  Thanks to all who came out and especially all the wonderful volunteers!

For Photos taken at this event please click here or  click here for photobooth pics!

Worker’s Health in Apprenticeship Trades — Metalworkers and Electricians is a study of the possible effects of working in a number of metalworking and electrical trades on the health of men in Alberta. It is being carried out by researchers at the University of Alberta in collaboration with the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Board.





Are You Backed by the Best?

Boilermakers Union Local 146 provides industry leadership and is recognized as a world class union of the future. We are the preferred source of highly skilled, safe, reliable and productive trade’s people for owners and contractors. Our union is progressive and committed to leadership development and lifelong learning for its members. Local 146 exemplify “true brotherhood” through a fully informed, inclusive, and participative membership.

Boilermakers Local 146 is your key to securing the best job. Join our proud brotherhood of professional welders, riggers and fitters who since 1948 have enjoyed top wages and benefits, professional training and protection against unsafe work conditions.