September 29, 2017


1) Featuring dinner from Sula Indian Restaurant.

2) The annual attendance draw will be taking place!

Local 517 members are encouraged to attend our membership meetings, held at 5:15 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the Maritime Labour Centre (see...

September 28, 2017

A new exhibit featuring photographs and artifacts relating to Vancouver's labour history launches TODAY at the Museum of Vancouver. 

Visually stunning, City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism is a photo-based exhibition exploring how protest demonstrations have shaped...

September 28, 2017

Local 517 would like to invite its members to our annual Fall Social and Service Appreciation Event!

The event is a great way to socialize with your fellow union members in a fun and relaxed setting, as well as an opportunity to acknowledge all our Committee Members, Shop Ste...

September 27, 2017

Orange Shirt Day is an event held annually on September 30 with the goal of engaging Canadians in a meaningful discussion about the effects of Residential Schools and the legacy they have left behind. 

The date was chosen because it is the time of year in which chil...

September 27, 2017

A big thank you to everyone who came out this past Sunday to participate in the event!

For more information, the Walk for Reconciliation was covered by many news outlets, including the CBC.

September 23, 2017

On Wednesday, September 27 delegates to the ILWU Canada Young Workers Conference will be leading a Fight for $15 rally to support raising the minimum wage in BC to $15.

September 23, 2017

Reminder!  The deadline to apply for ILWU Canada Vocational/Career Technical Scholarships is September 30, 2017.

Please see the Scholarship Bulletin for additional information and instructions for applying.

Contact Sarah Pilgrim, Membership Trustee to request a letter of good...

September 22, 2017

Join us and support the spirit of Namwayut - We are all one.

The Walk for Reconciliation is an opportunity for people of all backgrounds to make a personal contribution to the reconciliation movement. How we build relationships today affects our next generations. Through wal...