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

Motion picture industry supports Downtown Eastside Christmas dinner for 26th year

With the support of hundreds of volunteers, as well as donations of cash and services from the film industry community and local businesses, the Oppenheimer Park Christmas Dinner will serve over 3,000 Christmas lunches to people in need on December 20. Volunteers are still needed. Oppenheimer Park Christmas Dinner

(POSTED 2014-11-14)

BC's Union members gear up to attend 56th BC Fed Convention

IATSE Local 891 members, along with union members from around the province, will come together in Vancouver from November 24 to 28 for the 56th Convention of the B.C. Federation of Labour. Delegates will set policy and shape the direction of BC's labour movement. B.C. Federation of Labour

(POSTED 2014-11-14)

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 - Firearm Safety Level 1

November 23, 2014

9:00-5:00 Register at

B.C. Federation of Labour Convention

November 24, 2014

Nov. 24 - 28.
B.C. Federation of Labour

Actsafe - Motion Picture Safety Awareness

November 25, 2014

18:00-21:00 - General safety course specifically for the film and television industry - Register at

Actsafe - Aerial Platform

November 29, 2014

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

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