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

Canadian Entertainment Industry Retirement Plan (CEIRP) launches new website

CEIRP members now have access to a new mobile and tablet friendly website. The site has been redesigned to help entertainment workers make the most of their union negotiated RRSPs contributions. CEIRP

(POSTED 2015-03-06)

Film and television industry major source of economic activity and jobs for Canadians

A just released report on the film and television industry in Canada shows that the sector generated 125,400 full-time equivalent jobs in 2013/14 and $7.5 billion in GDP for the Canadian economy. Canadian Media Production Association

(POSTED 2015-03-05)

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

April 25, 2015

8:00 - 5:00 Experienced & inexperienced Register at www.actsafe.ca Fall Protection Course is also required to operate an Aerial Platform in the motion picture industry.

Actsafe - Motion Picture Supervisor Safety

April 26, 2015

1:30 - 4:30 - General safety course specifically for the film and television industry - Register at www.actsafe.ca

National Day of Mourning

April 28, 2015

Remembering those who lost their lives in a work-related accident or through an occupational disease.
Ceremonies across BC

National Canadian Film Day

April 29, 2015

A day to celebrate great Canadian film.
National Canadian Film Day

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