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Red is the color this year for all Canadian Delegates of the 40th IAM Grand Lodge Convention.

After a long delay of 2-years due to the COVID-19 pandemic the 40th IAM Grand Lodge Convention is finally taking place this week in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 3-7, 2022.

(picture taken October 6, 2022)
Brother Kyle Franzen, Business Representative IAMDL14
(IAM Edmonton Auto Lodge 1722)
Brother Victor Quintanilla, Business Representative IAMDL14
IAM Edmonton Auto Lodge 1722)
Sister Darlene Hein, President IAMDL14
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It with is with deep regret that we offer condolences to Brother Matthew Barnable whose Grandfather, Stan Barnable, recently passed away at 91 years of age.

“Just think of him as resting from the sorrows and the tears, in a place of warmth and comfort where there are no days and years.” – “His Journeys Just Begun” by Ellen Brenneman


Leonard Loza
IAM Local Lodge 99 – Retiree
(picture taken March 27, 2018)

(March 19, 1948 – April 26, 2020)

With a sad and heavy heart we advise that Brother Leonard Loza passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020 at the age of 72.

Greg Loza (son) advised that his dad, our brother, passed away peacefully and will be missed by his family and many friends.  Len’s family will be having a grave side service for him.  Unfortunately due to the current coronavirus situation and accompanying regulations there will not be many people allowed to attend.  The family plans to have a memorial service at the Holy Trinity Church once the social distancing situation is over.  R.I.P. Brother Leonard.  We miss you so much each and every day . . .

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Howard Ellis-Toddington
IAM Local Lodge 1579 – Retiree
(picture taken July 7, 2005)

(July 7, 1954 – April 18, 2020)

It is with deep sadness that we inform Brother Howard Ellis-Toddington passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the age of 65.

Derek Ellis-Toddington (son) advised that his dad was cremated and they will not be having a service.  Howy wished to be taken to his home town of Moosejaw, Saskatchewan to be laid to rest.  R.I.P. Brother Howy.  You touched so many lives and made us better because we knew you.

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