Over 7,500 professional artists and technicians are members of IATSE Local 891, the largest IATSE local in Canada. Chartered in 1962, IATSE Local 891 represents motion picture workers throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.
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Health Benefits Plan makes major changes based on member feedback

Thanks to the great response to the Health Benefits Plan survey sent to all IATSE 891 members this spring, the Trustees of the Motion Picture Workers Health Benefit Trust will introduce positive changes to the Plan which directly address member feedback. Details will be released on July 1. [Details]

(POSTED 2017-06-08)

CEIRP 5th Annual Stakeholder Report

The Canadian Entertainment Industry Retirement Plan (CEIRP) has just released the 5th Annual Stakeholder Report. This communication documents all the work the National Retirement Committee has been doing to ensure the growth and sustainability of the plan. Since 2008, the plan’s assets have grown significantly, and at the end of December 2016 reached $389,591,183. The entire report can be found here.

(POSTED 2017-05-17)

IATSE 891 CEIRP members benefit from even lower retirement plan fees

The Canadian Entertainment Industry Retirement Plan (CEIRP) has once again announced a reduction in investment management fees (IMF). RRSPs, Tax Free Savings Accounts and non-registered RSP fees are now just 0.68%. RRIF fees are lowered to 0.78%. The average Canadian IMF is 2.45%.Over time, paying lower fees can significantly increase member savings. [Details]

(POSTED 2017-04-03)

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