IATSE Local 891 was chartered in 1962. With a membership in excess of 5,000, IATSE Local 891 is the largest IATSE local in Canada representing technical, artistic, and allied crafts in British Columbia and the Yukon.
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Recent News

That's a wrap! Reel Thanksgiving Challenge

Over the last two weeks, BC film and television productions demonstrated their generosity and community spirit by competing to raise the biggest donation for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. The result? A total of $63,652.40 in cash and food donations that will help families in need. Arrow’s outstanding first place total was $17,797.25, and Backstrom raised an impressive $10,679.75. IATSE Local 891 is a proud supporter of the Reel Thanksgiving Challenge

(POSTED 2014-10-16)

Teamsters 155 establish trust fund for the family of Amrik Gill.

Amrik Gill, a member of the BC film community, died in a tragic workplace accident on Monday, September 15. In response to requests by the film community, Teamsters 155 have established a trust fund on behalf of Mr. Gill’s family. Donations to the trust can be made to: In Trust of Amrik Gill, G&F Financial, 2949 Main St, Vancouver B.C., V5T 3G4.

(POSTED 2014-09-19)

New motion picture industry initiative could help save lives

Actsafe has recently launched an affordable Automated External Defibrillator (AED) rental program so that short term film and television projects can have access to equipment that could save the life of someone in cardiac arrest. Actsafe

(POSTED 2014-08-28)

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Upcoming Events

Actsafe - Aerial Platform Course

October 25, 2014

8:00-4:00 Experienced & Inexperienced Register at
www.actsafe.ca Fall Protection is also required to operate an Aerial Platform in the motion picture industry.

Actsafe - Fall Protection Training

November 01, 2014

8:00-12:00 - Fall Protection is required to operate an Aerial Platform in the motion picture industry Register at www.actsafe.ca

Actsafe - OFA Level 1

November 01, 2014

8:45 - 5:30 Occupational Health & Safety Level One First Aid - Register at www.actsafe.ca

Changeover of Health Benefits Plan carrier effective

November 01, 2014

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