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

Disney's "Tomorrowland" had massive economic impact

A new report reveals that made-in-BC "Tomorrowland", was responsible for $91.9 Million in spending and created 1,800 Jobs in British Columbia. Details

(POSTED 2015-05-21)

IATSE Local 891 members nominated for 58 Leo Awards

For yet another year, the talent and excellence of IATSE Local 891 members was recognized with nominations in a wide range of categories and genres for the 2015 Leo Awards. The winners will be announced in June. [Leo Awards]

(POSTED 2015-05-21)

IATSE retirement plan fee reduction means more savings for members

IATSE Local 891 members invested with the Canadian Entertainment Industry Retirement Plan (CEIRP) will now benefit from another reduction in investment management fees, which means more money for retirement. The fees for a range of CEIRP products now range from 0.739 - 0.889%. The average fee for Canadian investors is 2.62%. [CEIRP]

(POSTED 2015-05-14)

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Upcoming Events

Actsafe - Forklift Course

May 23, 2015

8:00-4:00 Counterbalanced Forklift Experienced & Inexperienced register at www.actsafe.ca

Actsafe - Firearm Safety Level 1

May 24, 2015

9:00-5:00 Introduction to Firearm Safety for the entertainment industry. Register at

Actsafe - Aerial Platform

May 30, 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 - OFA Level 1

May 30, 2015

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

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