Over 9,000 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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891 joins IATSE Canada in calling on the federal Liberals and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to stick to their word and support Canadians who desperately need CERB to survive during the pandemic. Changing the eligibility and demanding Canadians pay back the support they received under the government's own rules is unjust and abandoning vulnerable people in the middle of a pandemic. Tell the federal government to stick to their promises here.

(POSTED 2021-01-14)

A COVID-19 safety message from President, Keith Woods

This pandemic is a tough time for everyone, we are all doing our best to get through our days and keep ourselves, our colleagues, families and communities safe. That's why heading into winter, it is more crucial than ever to step up like we always do. We need to make sure we are following Dr. Bonnie Henry's guidelines. Along with respecting and working with the COVID safety people on our sets to keep our workplaces safe. President Keith Woods has a message to all of our members, please take a moment to watch here.

(POSTED 2020-11-26)

Introducing Job Board for Members

Increasing work opportunities for members first is a priority for IATSE Local 891. The launch of a new feature of our website called “Job Board” does just that.

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(POSTED 2020-11-16)

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