909 Kipling Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M8Z 5H3
(416) 236-7765

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Newsletter December 2021

Check your mail for the most recent newsletter.  Important dates and information enclosed. 

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Local 721 Zoom Membership Meeting

December 15th 2021

Due to recent events and regulations, all upcoming membership meetings will be done via Zoom until further notice in order to accommodate all members who wish to participate.

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Important Notice To: All Members of Local 721

We are starting to coordinate with the International to process the recently approved motion to pay 7 months dues for all Journey persons and apprentices as well as the 6 months dues for all Honorary.
We have just recently finished the Cheque portion of the motion for all lifetime and honorary members. If you have not received this cheque it should arrive soon.
Please be advised that if you are suspended prior to the dues being processed you will not be entitled to any of the above. So please do you part to make sure your caught up on your dues.
We recommend your dues be paid till at least the end of December 2021 to be safe and not miss this opportunity.
Reason being is without looking at each individual members record we cannot guarantee where you stand.
There are currently 843 members behind on there dues. Should this process take one or two months we currently have almost 200 members going suspended or over 300 by February.
As a reminder you are in good standing if no more than one month behind. Almost 25% of members are not in good standing.
On behalf of the officers, staff, and our membership wishing everyone happy and safe holidays, merry Christmas and happy new year
Luiz Barros
IW Local 721 President


2021 Holiday Schedule for Training Centre


The Training Centre will be closed from December 24, 2021, till January 4, 2022.

The Welding Shop will be closed from December 20, 2021, till January 4, 2022.

On behalf of all the training staff at Local 721, we wish you and your loved ones a safe and wonderful holiday session. We will be looking forward to working with you in the new year.


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Apprentice Classes

Apprentice courses have resumed the regular schedule with COVID-19 policies in place.

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For more information , please call the Apprentice Coordinator, Clinton Knowlton, at 416-236-4026, ext.226 

or Maria at 416-236-4026, ext. 303.



Practice days are Mondays from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm and Wednesdays from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

We are currently allowing walk-ins, but pre-booked times slots will have priority.

You can contact us at (416)-236-4026 or Email info@iw721.org

CWB weld test can be scheduled on Thursdays and must be pre-booked ahead of time.

You can contact us at (416)-236-4026 or Email info@iw721.org

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Ironworkers Local 721 has its own YouTube channel!!!


Ironworkers Tribute Mural Painted by Blinc Studios

Blinc Studios

Ironworkers Tribute Mural


Ironworkers Local 721 annual Ironworkers golf tournament for 2021

We are proud to donate to Ronald McDonald House Charities from our annual Ironworkers golf tournament.
This year we were able to raise a total amount of
Thank you to all our members and supporters that made this possible.

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Glenn Kimmett Memorial Scholarship 2021

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Upcoming Local 721 2021 Schedule & Holidays 

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Upcoming Local 721 2022 Schedule & Holidays 

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Our Workers Our Future Campaign

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Mental Health Awareness

For more information on Mental Health Awareness, please read the message by Bruce Simpson below:

Mental Health Poster


Hydro Clearance

Members who are interested in obtaining security clearance for either the Darlington, Pickering Nuclear Generating Station or the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station OPG:

Please contact Scott Draper at the Dispatch office for the paperwork.

His contact is: 416-236-7765.

Email: dispatch721@rogers.com


Dispatch Procedures

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Pension & Benefit Plan

If you’d like to contact the Pension & Benefit Plan, call 416-223-0383.

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