THUNDER BAY – The Northwestern Ontario Building and Construction Trades Council are endorsing Liberal candidates Ken Boshcoff (Thunder Bay-Rainy River) and Yves Fricot (Thunder Bay-Superior North) as their choice in the May 2nd Federal election. Gord Milliard, Council President says, “We have reviewed the party platforms and have discussed our issues with many of the candidates and we are confident that Mr. Fricot and Mr. Boshcoff will be the best representatives for our members at the Federal level. Both of these candidates are focused on creating jobs and keeping the benefits of those jobs here in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario. They understand our issues and are prepared to work with us in concrete ways to achieve that. We urge everyone to support Liberal Party candidates Ken Boshcoff and Yves Fricot in the coming election.”
The Northwestern Ontario Building and Construction Trades Council represents the following unions: International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators & Asbestos Workers, Local 95; International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local 25; Construction & Allied Workers, Local 607; International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, & Reinforcing Ironworkers, Local 759; International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 793; United Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters, Local 628; Teamsters International Union, Local 938; International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers & Helpers, Local 555 & 128; Greater Ontario Regional Council of Carpenters, Drywall & Allied Workers, Local 1669; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 402; Millwrights & Machine Erectors, Local 1151; International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, Local 1671; and, Sheetmetal Workers International Association, Local 397.