United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada or "UA" as it is commonly known is a multi-craft union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation and servicing of piping systems. There are approximately 326,000 highly-skilled United Association members who belong to over 300 individual local unions across North America.

The United Association has been training qualified pipe tradesmen longer than anyone else in the industry. The UA boasts the premier training programs available in the industry today, including five-year apprenticeship programs, extensive journeyman training, organized instructor training, and certification programs.

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November 10, 2023    General Meeting Sat Nov 18th    Attention Members: Our Next GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING is Saturday, November 18th, 2023 @ 11 am,  at the UA Hall in Regina located at 402 Solomon Drive

October 17, 2023    GENERAL MEETING      The next general meeting will be held at the Ramada Inn in Saskatoon this Sat October 21, 2023 at 11:00am.

October 16, 2023    CHILDREN CHRISTMAS PARTY    Please click link below for more information

October 6, 2023    Friday Oct 6th, 2023    Happy Thanksgiving

August 29, 2023    GLOBAL BENEFITS IS MOVING SEPTEMBER 1, 2023    Please note the new address: GLOBAL BENEFITS ATTN: CLAIMS DEPT #901-191 THE WEST MALL ETOBICOKE, ON M9C 5K8 A lot of the claims forms we have in office and ... more ››

July 18, 2023    SEPTEMBER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING - PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE    Our Next GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING is Saturday, Sep 9, 2023 @ 11 am in Regina at the Hall 402 Solomon Drive. Please note the date changed from the 16th to the 9th due ... more ››

June 5, 2023    June General Membership Meeting    Our Next GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING is Saturday, June 17th, 2023 @ 11 am in Saskatoon  at the Ramada Hotel 806 Idylwyld Dr. N.

May 1, 2023    May General Membership Meeting    Our Next GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING is Saturday, May 13th, 2023 @ 11 am in Regina at the UA Hall, 402 Solomon Dr.

April 28, 2023    UA Canada's letter of solidarity with the CBTU    Please find attached the following letter from the CBTU regarding the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and UA Canada's letter of solidarity with the CBTU. 

April 10, 2023    UA Local 179 Golf Tournament   

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UA Local 179

402 Solomon Drive, Regina, Saskatchewan S4N 5A8
Tel: 306-569-0624
Fax: 306-781-8052
Toll Free: 1-877-893-2179 (in Saskatchewan only)
Call Out Line: 306-569-3641