IUOE Disaster Relief Fund 2021

November 17, 2021

Burnaby – The IUOE Canadian Conference has approved the IUOE Disaster Relief Fund to help Operating Engineers who have been affected by flooding in Southern British Columbia.

A woman and children who were stranded by high water due to flooding are rescued by a volunteer operating a boat in Abbotsford, British Columbia, on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021.

(Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

IUOE Local 115 members can receive $500 worth of financial assistance if they have been served evacuation notice as a result of the disaster.

Our thoughts are with our members that have been forced from their homes as a result of rising flood waters

says IUOE Local 115 Business Manager Brian Cochrane.

it is in times like these that our members pull together and make sure that we provide for each other.”

For more information on the steps required to receive financial assistance, members of IUOE Local 115 who have been served evacuation notice are asked to contact IUOE Local 115 directly at:

1-888-IUOE115 (486-3115) or iuoe@iuoe115.ca