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

Strong production levels add to importance of exemplary conduct on location

The BC motion picture unions and guilds endorse a statement from industry stakeholders on the importance of maintaining impeccable conduct while working on location. [Details] (more)

(POSTED 2016-04-21)

Michael Billings Appointed to Eboard

Michael Billings has been appointed to fill the vacant position of Sergeant-at-Arms on the IATSE Local 891 Executive Board. (more)

(POSTED 2016-04-13)

IATSE Local 891 Members Honoured with Daytime Emmy Award nominations

IATSE Local 891 artists join the ranks of daytime broadcasting’s elite with Daytime Emmy Award nominations for excellence in Make-Up, Editing and Production Design. News Release PDF

(POSTED 2016-04-01)

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Upcoming Events

Actsafe - Forklift

May 14, 2016

Counterbalanced Forklift Experienced & Inexperienced register at www.actsafe.ca

Motion Picture Industry Orientation 2-Day Course

May 14, 2016

May 14 and 15. 10-5p.m. Cost $160.

Victoria Day

May 23, 2016

Actsafe - Aerial Platform

May 28, 2016

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

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