The Prairie Arctic Regional Council is pleased to be the hosts for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) National Apprenticeship Contest on September 11 – 12, 2015.
The contest is being held at Kiwanis Park North on the riverbank in beautiful downtown Saskatoon. During the contest, apprentices in the trades of Carpentry, Millwright, Interior Systems, and Floor Covering Installer, publically compete for Gold, Silver and Bronze. Each province selects one apprentice from each trade to compete in the contest.
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters is one of North America’s largest building-trades unions, with nearly a half-million members in the construction and wood-products industries. We are leveraging our 130-year history to prepare for tomorrow by training, educating, and representing the next generation of construction professionals. Our mission is to stand strong for our signatory contractors and help them succeed in today’s marketplace by supplying them with motivated, knowledgable crews that demonstrate skills, productivity, and a strong work ethic every day.