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  • Death Notice for Devin Shawn Hill

    It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Devin Hill, a result of a boating accident last Saturday.  Devin was a member of our Local 721 for the last 13 years and has been an Ironworker for 17 years.

    He will be resting at his mother's home @ 7137 Townline Road, Six Nations for visitation after 6pm on Thursday August 3.

    Funeral service will be held on Saturday August 5, 2017 @ 3pm at RHB Anderson Funeral Home Ltd

  • Death Notice of James Taylor

    It is with great sadness to announce the passing of James (Jimbo) Taylor.  James was a lifetime member of Local 721 since 1966.

    Cremation has taken place.  Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 KING ST. WEST (905-721-1234) on Thursday June 29th from 3pm until time of CELEBRATION OF LIFE in the Chapel @ 4pm.

    In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favourite cancer charity.

  • Death Notice for Claude St. Pierre

    It is with deep regret to announce the passing of Claude St. Pierre.  Claude has been a life long member of Local 721 since June, 1954.

    Visitation will be on Sunday, June 25th from 1pm to 5pm @ Pine Hills Cemetery & Funeral Centre, 625 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough

  • Death Notice for Christopher Sandy Sr.

    It is with deep sadness to inform the members of Chris Sandy Sr.'s passing.  Chris was a life-long Ironworker of Local 736/721 since 1970.  Chris was a man who helped alot of people, found ways to help even when he couldn't and was a firm believer in helping pave the way for our young people.

    Funeral Arrangements

    Chris is resting at 2731 Third Line, Ohsweken, On and will be home after 7pm on June 7, 2017 and he will be travelling to Oneida Longhouse, 1549 Elijah Road (Oneida Reservation) at 7pm on June 8, 2017 and service at 10am on Friday June 9, 2017

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  • Glenn Kimmett Scholarship Award Application

    The applcation for the Glenn Kimmett Scholarship Award ~ please click below and download the application.  Please fill it out completely and return by June 30,2017 to the Ironworkers Local 721, 909 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke, M8Z 5H3

    Click here  for the application

  • Death Notice for John (Joao) DeAguiar

    It is with great sadness to inform the members of the death of John DeAguiar.  John has been a member of Local 721 since 1979.  He retired back in 2012 and since then has worked here at the Hall as a Custodian.

    John is and will be greatly missed.

    Visitation:  Friday April 14, 2017 from 4pm to 9pm @ Cardinal Funeral Home -Bathurst Chapel, 366 Bathurst St. Toronto

    Service:  Saturday April 15, 2017  at 9:30am @ St. Agnes Church,  15 Grace St. Toronto (corner of Grace & Dundas St)

  • Gerald "Gerry" Theriault - Celebrating Gerry's Life

    Join the family in celebrating Gerry's ife at:

    Mount Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery
    Friday March 17, 2017 from 6-9pm
    Saturday March 18, 2017 @ 10am with Memorial Service.


    Click Here to Read about all the arrangements and more information

  • New Hours of Operation

    The new hours for the Hall are from 7:00am to 3:00pm!!

    Dispatch opens @ 7am

    Office  will  close@ 3pm

  • Death Notice for Gerard "Gerry" Patrick

    It is with deep regret to inform you of the passing of Gerard "Gerry" Patrick.  In his 70th year, Gerry was a long time welder of Local 721 and Local 736 in Bruce Power.

    Resting at the DeStefano Funeral Home, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Rd, east of Thornton Rd, 905-440-3595)

    Viewing will be Friday January 13th from 12noon to 1pm

    Memorial gathering will follow right after, to celebrate Gerry's life at 1pm

  • Death Notice for Jack Coleman Townsend

    It is with deep regret to inform you of the passing of Jack Townsend.  He was 23 years old and had been with Local 721 since his initiation in 2011.

    He is survived by his father, Kirby Townsend, stepmother Dawn Peel, mother Carrie Walker and siblings Kirk, Annie (Ryan), Tyler, Rory, Lindsey and Perry.

    Funeral arrangements will be provided at a later date from Glenhaven Memorial Chapel in Vancouver, BC.

  • Funeral Notice for Larry Sullivan

    It is with deep sadness that Larry Sullivan, in his 50 year, has passed away.  He has been an Ironworker with Local 721 since his initiation in 1990.

    Larry is resting at the McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home @ 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558)

    Visitation :  Tuesday Nov. 15 from 7pm to 9pm

    Service:  Held in the chapel on Wednesday Nov. 16 @ 1pm

  • Funeral Notice for Ralf Maietta

    It is with deep sadness to hear of the passing of Ralf Maietta, a member of the Ironworkers Local 721 for 48 years. He was 78 years old.

    Visitations will be at the Glendale Funeral Home @ 1810 Albion Rd, Etobicoke on Thursday Nov. 3 between 2 & 4pm and 7 & 9pm.

    Service will be on Friday Nov. 4 @ 11am

    Click here for details

  • Graveside Service for Ed Cooney

    There will be a Graveside Service for our fellow Ironworker, Ed Cooney, on Monday, October 17 @ 10am.  Please be at the Gravesite location between 9:30 to 9:45

    Beachwood Cemetery - 7241 Jane Street, Concord, Ont

  • Results of Vote - 59th Annual Convention

    Results for the 59th Annual Convention of the 2016 Provincial Building & Construction Trades Council of Ontario

    Voted at the Monthly Membership Meeting of September 21, 2016

    Click Here to see results.

  • Funeral Notice for Ralph Clarke

    We are sadden to hear of the passing of Ralph Clarke. He was in his 88th year and had been a member of Ironworkers Local 721 for 66 years!

     The Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, Sept. 8th @ 1pm at Hendron Funeral Home, 66 Queen St. Lakefield, Ont (705-652-3355) 

    Visitations on Thursday from 11am to 1pm

  • Funeral Notice for Daniel Nash

    It is with deep regret of the passing of Daniel Nash, 69 years old.  Visitations will be at the Frankford Funeral Chapel, 40 North Trent St., Frankford, Ontario from 11am to 2pm on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

    Funeral Service to follow in the Chapel @ 2pm

  • Ironworker's Golf Tournament 09/25/16

    Ironworker's Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Sept. 25/16.  More details to follow shortly!!

  • Funeral Notice for Roger Boyer

    Ironworkers Local 721 is sadden to say 'Goodbye' to Roger Boyer.  Click Here to view the Funeral Notice.

  • Vote for Memorandum Agreement 08/04/16

    We have reached a Memorandum of Agreement between the Ontario Erectors Association & the Ironworkers District Council of Ontario on July 27/16.  The vote will take place at the Union Hall on THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016 @ 6PM

    NOTE: In order to vote, your dues must be paid up to the end of July 2016.

  • Special Meeting July 7th 2016

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  • Glenn Kimmett Scholarship 2016

    Thank you for your interest in the Annual Ironworkers Entrance Scholarship. The due date for the Ironworkers Local 721 Glenn Kimmett SCholarship application is Friday, June 30th, 2016 by 3:30pm at Ironworkers Local 721, 909 Kipling AVenue, Etobicoke, Ontario M8Z 5H3.

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  • Online Banking Bill Payments Now Available

    You can now pay your membership dues through online & or telephone banking with the following banks: BMO, SCOTIA, RBS, & TD (CIBS will be available by Jan 31st, 2015.

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  • Overhead Door Special Meeting 7/13/16

    Special Meeting for Overhead Door & Dock Mechanics on Wednesday July 13th 2016 @ 6pm.

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  • Fundraiser for Second Harvest

    ​Click here for details pertaining to the Toronto Craft Beer Festival

  • Important Announcements from Aaron Murphy

    I have had several calls recently about some information thaht is going around on Facebook and other forms of social media. The authors of this discussion obviously have absolutely no knowledge at all of the Collective Bargaining process which has been followed in Local 721 for 65 years or more.

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