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Local Union 397 in Port Hope hosted this year’s apprenticeship contest for the carpenters, drywall acoustic mechanics and floor covering installers last week.

Local 18 was represented by carpenter  Thomas Schroeter, Drywall Mechanic Erik Van Den Breemen, as well as Resilient Floor Covering Installer Paolo Campisano. Our Contestants competed very well and completed the projects and exams on time and with great skill. We would like to thank all three of our members for participating and representing Local 18 with their skills and maintaining a very professional demeanor in the 2016 contest.

When the contest was completed the top three tradespersons were named:


1st Brad Russell Local 27 Toronto

2nd Jason Burke Local 93 Ottawa

3rd James Nazvesky  Local 1669 Thunder Bay


1st Erik Van Den Breemen Local 18 Hamilton ***

2nd Domingos Pereira Local 675 Toronto

3rd Stephen Honders Local 2041 Ottawa

Floor Covering:

1st Trevor Tompkins Local 27 Toronto

2nd Brian Haist Local 93 Ottawa

3rd Claude Gelinas Local 2486 Sudbury

A big CONGRATULATIONS to Erik Van Den Breemen for placing 1st overall in the Drywall portion of the competition. Great Work!!

Contest June 2016



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