Team Michael Given


70 St. David Street East
Thorold, Ontario, L2V 4V4

Tel: (905) 227-5212
Fax: (905) 227-0130
Attention: Michael Given

Michael Given

Vice-President Great Lakes & West Coast
  • Born and raised in Owen Sound, Ontario
  • Family of seafarers. 2 brothers, father and grandfather who was also a member of the SIU
  • Joined the SIU in 1987 and sailed on Great Lakes self-unloaders and car ferries as OS, AB, MA and QMED
  • Became a Union official in 2003. Have worked as patrolman, organizing director, Port Agent for the port of Thorold
  • Currently Vice-President Great Lakes and West Coast
  • Graduated from Queens University in 2008 with a certificate in Labour Relations
  • Live in St. Catharines with wife Cristol and son Austin.