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Local unions to make significant donations to UOIT

Electrical Workers and Plumbers, Steamfitters, Welders and Apprentices will make announcement on October 1

OSHAWA, ON. - Representatives from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 894 and United Association Local 463 Plumbers, Steamfitters, Welders and Apprentices will be at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) next week to announce they are each making a significant donation to the university.

Specific details of the donation will be shared at the event.

Who:
Dr. Ronald Bordessa, president, UOIT;
Garth Cochrane, business manager, United Association Local 463 Plumbers, Steamfitters, Welders and Apprentices; and
John Gillett, business manager and financial secretary, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 894.

When:
Thursday, October 1
10 a.m.

Where:
UOIT
Science building, Room 3120
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario

Parking:
Enter off of Simcoe Street and proceed to the Founders 1 parking lot.


About Ontario Tech University
Ontario Tech University advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and the delivery of innovative market-driven programs responsive to the needs of students and industry. With more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in more than 90 programs, the university promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. The university's commitment to accelerating economic growth and social innovation is realized through faculty research collaborations with leading organizations such as Ontario Power Generation, IBM, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the Durham Regional Police Service. To find out more, visit ontariotechu.ca.


Media contact
Tony Doyle
Communications and Marketing
Ontario Tech University
905.721.8668 ext. 2209
905.809.4763
tony.doyle@uoit.ca