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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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The IAM Local Lodge 1722 Diamond International bargaining team:
top – Gerry Sheridan, Matt Barnable || bottom – Kyle Franzen, Ed Zubick

Bargaining Preps at the Harbour = more tools for negotiation toolbox!

Hollywood, MD – What a difference a week makes. It’s a common refrain from IAM members who attend courses at the Union’s renowned William W. Winpisinger Education Centre.

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Congratulations to the business reps and clerical staff that work for UFCW 401 in Alberta.  Newest members of IAMAW Local Lodge 1722.

Welcome to you all on behalf of IAMAW Local Lodge 1722 and IAMAW District Lodge 14.

– Kevin Clark, D.B.R.
IAMAW District Lodge 14

Bye Brother Jeff

Brother Jeffrey Richard, Secretary Treasurer of IAMAW District Lodge 14 and Secretary Treasurer of IAMAW Local Lodge 1722 is moving on.

Big thanks for all of his hard work and attention to detail.

Please join us in wishing Jeff well in his future endeavors.  He will be missed.