Recent Updates & News

News for August 2016

Posted October 28, 2016 - EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING - Please click here to view the formal terms of settlement relating to the Alberta NMA. The terms and conditions contained within this MOU will also be extended to the GPMA agreements as of January 1, 2017.

Posted October 11, 2016 - IMPORTANT COMMUNICATION #3 - Please click here to view the third communication relating to the Alberta GPMA agreements. The changes extended in the Alberta NMA earlier this year will be extended and applicable to the GPMA agreements in the New Year. Additionally, the Alberta NMA and GPMA agreements are to be amalgamted into one single maintenance contract effective January 1, 2017.

Posted August 15, 2016 - IMPORTANT COMMUNICATION #2 - Please click here to view the second communication regarding the Alberta NMA negotiations and the upcoming changes to the collective agreement to be effective January 1, 2017.

Posted July 26, 2016 - IMPORTANT COMMUNICATION - Please click here to view a maintenance industry communication speaking to the renewal of the Alberta NMA and the current economic conditions. All future updates and developments regarding this renewal can be found in this section.

Check the Monthly Numbers page or click to see the September 2016 work hours. As of the end of September 17.57 million craft hours were reported.

Posted February 8, 2016 - Check out the monthly progress of the Helmet to Hardhats program and click here for more information on how this program and the Candian Building Trades are helping our Vetrans.

Posted January 13, 2016 - Please see below for information pertaining to the upcoming Spring Turnarounds in the Ft. McMurray region.
1.) 2016 Spring Turnaround Schedule
2.) 2016 Quick Facts
3.) 2016 Spring EVP

Posted January 19, 2016 - Please click here to view GPMC's known schedule for upcoming meetings in 2016. Additional details will be released closer to the event date at an appropriate time.

Posted September 25, 2015 - The GPMC administrative office enourages you to Click Here to view our annual 2015 Maintenance Industry Update.

Posted July 27, 2015- The Robert J. Watson National Bursary Program will open for registration on September 15, 2016. Please see our latest advertisement here or visit to apply for the chance to win a $1000.00 bursary

Posted June 22, 2015 - The GPMC is pleased to share the latest update concerning our ongoing commitment to the Northern Lights Health Foundation. Click here to view our announcement or visit the following link for a related local news article. Here is a picture from the event in Ft.McMurray.