Upcoming Events

  1. Labour Day 2019 – Jack Poole Plaza

    Jack Poole Plaza
    September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. CARBER CORE Services Training Courses Sept 3-5/2019

    September 3 @ 8:00 am - September 5 @ 2:00 pm
  3. Evolve Youth Committee Meeting

    UA Local 170 1658 Fosters Way Delta BC V3M 6S6
    September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. UA Local 170 Jim Brady Memorial Golf Tournament

    Surrey Golf and Country Club
    September 7
  5. General Membership Meeting

    Local 170 Main Meeting Hall
    September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

About 170

The United Association of Journeymen & Apprentices of the Plumbing & PipeFitting Industry of the US & Canada, Local 170 represents approximately 4,000 apprentices and journeypersons in British Columbia working in the Red Seal trades of: Plumber, Steamfitter/Pipefitter, Sprinkler-fitter, Gasfitter A and B, Instrumentation & Control Technicians, and Welders.

We are a member Local of the United Association which represents 57,000 members in Canada and 340,000 members across North America in the piping trades. Our members play a key role in the construction of all types of facilities (residential, commercial, industrial); all necessary to grow a strong economy. 

The VDLC in partnership with several unions is hosting their annual Labour Day celebration on September 2 at Jack Poole Plaza.
Free family-friendly event filled with union booths, entertainers and family activities.
Date: Monday, September 2, 2019
Time: 12-5 pm (Rally 12:20-1:00 pm)
Place: Jack Poole Plaza, 1055 Canada Place (west of Convention Centre)
Parking: Parking available at Canada Place but expensive - TRANSIT RECOMMENDED
Wheelchair accessible
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CARBER CORE Services Training Courses
September 3-5/2019
Spaces are limited - sign up by calling UAPICBC 604-540-1945
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Have you received a letter from CRA asking to review your annual union dues deduction receipt?? Not to worry. Send in a copy of a your UA Local 170 dues tax statement (which was mailed out the membership in February) and this should be sufficient. The union dues statement contains all the information required. As most people submit their taxes online, CRA does not have a copy of your union dues receipt and may request that you submit the receipt to verify the amount claimed. If you are still experiencing issues after you submit your receipt, please contact our office or email info@ualocal170.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Proud to represent @CASAFS members and staff on the program today with the other presidents @ the North American Expo in Nashville. Great event with record numbers of sprinkler people. Thank you @NFSAorg https://t.co/ZjM4m2AhK0

Behind the red curtains are some of my favourite @VSB39 teachers. Tech Ed teachers spending ProD day @UAPICBC learning new weld techniques from the finest instructors on the planet: Bernard, Scott, Jeongkyu. @ita_bc @ita_youth @vsbcareered My heart is full. #tradeslife #vsblearns


This happy crew are high school TRAIN in Trades students from @RichmondSD38 @sd38careers Today is their last day at @UAPICBC They’ve covered steam, sprinkler, and plumbing topics this week. @ita_bc #apprenticeship #tradeslife Onward and forward and soon to work! @UALocal170

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