Veterans Corner

Canada Wants Vets for Pipeline

Submitted by Andy GERO

A non-profit company in Canada is seeking U.S. veterans to work on an oil pipeline, and a VFW-affiliated job board has contacts to help fill the positions., partly owned by VFW, noted in July that the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) anticipates a shortage of 114,000 workers in the Canadian province of Alberta and wants U.S. veterans to fill the jobs.

They are in need of journeymen pressure pipe welders; heavy equipment technicians; steamfitter-pipefitters; quality examiners/inspectors and many other positions. To apply, visit

Andy Gero is a life member of the VFW and the American Legion. He may be reached at Veterans Corner by mail at 4011 La Crescenta, CA 91214; email  crescenta.vets@gmail or phone (818) 541 1336.