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Bill 25 and “Rising Tide” Haida Title Lands Agreement a major step forward: Steelworkers

May 16, 2024 | Media Releases

The United Steelworkers union (USW) District 3 is committed to reconciliation with B.C. First Nations and supports Bill 25, Haida Nation Recognition Amendment Act, 2024. The “Rising Tide” Haida Title Lands Agreement is a major step forward. “We acknowledge our role in addressing the legacy of colonialism and we support the B.C. government doing the […]

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Canfor’s decision to not invest in Houston: a political move or economics?

May 15, 2024 | District 3 memo

To: BC Local Unions, BC Staff From: Scott Lunny, Jeff Bromley Last week, forestry company Canfor announced it was reneging on the corporation’s commitment to rebuild sawmill operations in Houston, BC. Canfor also took the opportunity to announce that the indefinite closure of Polar Sawmill in Bear Lake, BC, was now permanent and that hundreds […]

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D3 pop-up shop

May 14, 2024 | District 3 memo

USW District 3 has partnered with One Movement Threads to launch our USW District 3 pop-up shop. Local unions and members can explore our unique collection of limited-edition USW District 3 clothing, exclusively available for pre-order until July 1st. Pick your favourite USW D3 merch, check out easily and opt for shipping to your nearest […]

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