"We want this hall to be seen as the communities' home that they can come and use and be proud of. The work we do on behalf of working people."
~ Leo W. Gerard – International President USW
"The people who had the dream to build this, they fulfilled all those dreams."
~ Wayne Fraser
“I never thought they could rebuild and capture the grandeur of the old hall. It will be great for conferences and conventions."
~ Julien Dionne – President of the Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR)
“The fire at 92 Frood Road very sadly destroyed a great union hall but Local 6500 is now re-established and as strong as ever. The creation of this new facility is a real accomplishment by the Local 6500 Executive Board."
~ Myles Sullivan – United Steelworkers Northeastern Ontario Area Coordinator
"Our new State of the Art Steelworkers’ Union Hall & Conference Centre will be a place where our community will cherish a lifetime of memories."
~ Rick Bertrand, President USW Local 6500
For generations, the meeting place of the United Steelworkers Local 6500 and its members has played a vital role in the economic, social and cultural development of our great community.
This magnificent new building is now the proud home for Steelworkers, our families, the labor movement and the entire Greater Sudbury community.