Category: News

Important information for all apprentices

Brothers and Sisters,  Ontario is changing from the old 3-Level trade school to the new 4-Level trade school starting this September 2024. The new Electrical Trades’ Curriculum Standard will be… Read more »

Skills Ontario Competition 2024

Brothers and Sisters,  IBEW Local 586 Education department is looking for apprentices no older than 29 years old who would be interested in competing in the Provincial Skills Competition held… Read more »

Call to action for Ryan Konkin

Ryan Konkin was killed in an explosion at a hazardous chemical facility in St. Catharines last January. He left behind his loving family and 24-year-old fiancée who said it was… Read more »

2023 Ottawa Labour Day March and Picnic

Brothers and Sisters, Please join us for this years Labour Day Parade. Please see the link below for more details or contact the hall. Solidarity! Learn More  

Thank you for coming to the Family BBQ

Thanks to everyone who attended this years summer BBQ. Special thanks to all the volunteers and members who brought out their cars and bikes.  

Investment Tax Credits & Prevailing Wage

Canada’s Building Trades Unions commends the Federal Government for the investment tax credits announced in the 2022 Fall Economic Statement and the 2023 Budget to support the transition to net… Read more »

Local 636 Solidarity BBQ

Brothers and Sisters, The members of Local 636 will soon be entering their 3rd month of strike. Please join them at the Local 636 Solidarity BBQ this coming Monday, August… Read more »

IBEW BINGO 2023

  Contact Micheline at the Hall to get your bingo card(s) Kids can play for fun and cards can be requested April 21, 2023 Bingo starts at 7pm and is… Read more »

Register for March 2023 Bowling

Join us on March 18th for an afternoon of bowling at the Orleans Bowling Center from 11am to 1pm! You have to register in advance to attend. Please contact the… Read more »

The 2022 IBEW 586 Golf Tournament!

Brothers and Sisters, It’s summertime and that means it’s time for the 2022 IBEW 586 Golf Tournament! The tournament will be held August 19th at Irish Hills Golf and Country… Read more »

Upcoming social committee events

Brothers and Sisters, The social committee would like to tell you about a few events we have coming up. The Daryl Lecuyer softball tournament will be held June 3rd and… Read more »

Special Call Meeting March 21st

Brothers and Sisters, SPECIAL CALL MEETING ALLOTMENT OF FUNDS ICI WAGE INCREASE FOR 3 YEARS – MAY 1, 2022 TO APRIL 30, 2025 This will serve as your official notice… Read more »

Pension protection legislation

Brothers and Sisters, Please sign this petition supporting his Private Member’s  Bill C-225 which not only protects pensions, it would also require termination and severance be paid to employees before… Read more »

General Meeting for Tuesday February 22nd

Brothers and Sisters, Our next general meeting scheduled for Tuesday February 22nd, 2022 at 7:00p.m. at the union hall at 1178 Rainbow Street, Ottawa. Proof of double vaccination is required… Read more »

January General Meeting Cancelled

Brothers and Sisters, Due to the province’s increased Covid-19 restrictions, we will not be having the General Meeting for this January, the 17th.

Stand up for Skill Trades

  Brothers and Sisters, Please see the links below to learn more about getting more tax deduction for skilled trades workers!   Stand Up for Skilled Workers Stand Up for… Read more »

New storage containers for 586!

  Brothers and Sisters, IBEW Local 586 is expanding our training programs, and that means making more room. Watch as we lift our new storage containers into their new home…. Read more »

General Meeting October 18th

Brothers and Sisters, Our next general meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 18th, 2021. It will be held at the Centurion Conference & Event Center at 170 Colonnade Road South,… Read more »

Free Certi-Fire Training Tuition for IBEW Members

The Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario (ECAO) along with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Council of Ontario (IBEW CCO) is offering a limited-time opportunity of FREE Certi-Fire Fire… Read more »

General Meeting September 20th

Brothers and Sisters, We have a general meeting scheduled for Monday September 20th, 2021 that will be held at the Centurion Conference & Event Center at 170 Colonnade Road South,… Read more »

IBEW 586 Main Phone Line Down

Brothers and Sisters, We are still experiencing technical difficulties with our phone lines. If you call the main phone line, you will go straight to voice mail. The following numbers… Read more »

New Office Covid Policy

Brothers and Sisters, Due to the ongoing pandemic and keeping in mind the Health and Safety of our members and office staff, the following measures have been put in place… Read more »

Labour Day 2021!

Brothers and Sisters, Please join us Monday, September 6th for Ottawa’s 2021 Labour Day Parade! This event will be held in person and will be adhering to Ottawa Public Health… Read more »

2021 June Update

Brothers and Sisters, As COVID -19 persists, our inability to hold monthly general meeting remains. To help us stay connected and inform our membership, we will be releasing these short… Read more »

Free 2021 Canadian Code Update courses

Brothers and Sisters, As part of an initiative with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, CSA is providing 11 no charge eLearning courses for Ontario residents (3… Read more »

A Virtual Tour of Chaudière Falls!

Brothers and Sisters, Check out the links below to learn some history of Chaudière Falls and take a virtual tour!   READ MORE VIRTUAL TOUR

2021 National Day of Mourning April 28th

Brothers and Sisters, This year’s National Day of Mourning Virtual Ceremony will be commencing at 12:30pm on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The Ottawa and District Labour Council is asking affiliates/friends… Read more »

Job line currently down

Brothers and Sisters, Due to technical difficulties, the job line is down. You can still view available jobs on the website and by calling into the hall and dialling the… Read more »

Unionized Construction Work is Safe Work!

The Ontario Construction Secretariat has released the findings Institute for Work and Health: Updating a study of the union effect on safety in the ICI construction sector. The study confirms the… Read more »