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Cancellation of PLCAC Victoria 2021 Convention

The PLCAC Board of Directors, after reviewing the pandemic status and vaccine roll-out projections, made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s PLCAC Annual Convention that was scheduled for May 16-21, 2021 at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria, BC. David Johnstone, President of the PLCAC noted: “We are living in a world of great uncertainty. … read more



Pipeline Industry Thrives During Pandemic

On March 11th, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a Global Pandemic. As many industries worldwide grappled with how the pandemic would directly affect their ability to keep working, our PLCAC Members quickly and efficiently adjusted to the new normal and returned to work as an essential service. The PLCAC Members implemented the Return … read more



PLCAC and LiUNA supports Larger Than Life

As COVID-19 continues to overwhelm the globe, LiUNA and the PLCAC are committed to the great work done by Larger Than Life (LTL), a non-profit organization, providing families affected by pediatric cancer with emotional, logistical, medical and recreational support. Marking the 20th anniversary of this great organization, all Larger Than Life Chapters in North America … read more


Forging Forward: Plans to sell Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous Groups

The Federal Department of Finance officials are leaning into the potential sale of the Trans Mountain pipeline to two prominent Indigenous groups that are actively pursuing an ownership stake in the pipeline. An ownership stake would bring much-needed funding for critical infrastructures like housing, roads, sewers and drinking water for Indigenous communities. “I’m hoping it … read more