Over 8,500 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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IATSE Local 891 members elect new President

After a run-off ballot, Keith Woods a member of the Lighting Department, was elected IATSE Local 891 President for a three-year term starting January 2019. Outgoing President Mitch Davies, a member of the Construction Department, served for two three-year terms. Full election results can be found here [member login required].Teller's Report.

(POSTED 2018-12-04)

Member Notice Regarding Availability

Please read this member notice regarding availability and the related compliance with Union bylaws. This notice, which was issued by the Senior Steward in 2008, is still current and applicable.

Please view the April 10, 2008, Member Notice here. (PDF)

(POSTED 2014-03-13)

IATSE joins campaign to block job-killing piracy sites

The IATSE is part of coalition that has applied to the CRTC for a Canadian anti-piracy initiative. The proposal would mean that the CRTC could compel ISPs (Internet Service Providers), through legislation, to block access for any Canadian user to visit any website deemed a piracy site. [Details]

(POSTED 2018-01-30)

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