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IBEW ALIGHTS ON VIBRANT VANCOUVER
Vancouver, British Columbia, is hosting the 38th International Convention at a time of heightened interest in this prosperous and bustling city on the shores of the Pacific.

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Local 213: Electrifying Vancouver
The IBEW's relationship with what would become BC Hydro dates back to 1907, when a fledging Local 213 signed its first agreement with its predecessor BC Electric.

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High Wire to Hydro, Local 258 Covers Vast Territory
Local 258 has been a force in British Columbia's life since its chartering in 1967. The local represents members in the utility, outside line, manufacturing, utility arborist and traffic control industries throughout the nearly 365,000-square-mile province.

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Victoria Local a Key Link, Onshore and Off
The rich history of shipbuilding is written on the shores of Victoria, B.C., Local 230. The lush, coastal capital city of the province sits three hours south of Vancouver across the narrow Salish Sea. Home to nearly 400,000 residents in the greater area, Victoria represents the lion's share of the region's marine marketplace.

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