Reconciliation, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Updates on 891's Reconciliation, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion effort. - sharing info, learning opportunities and more.

891 Culture Connection

Alex Voong, Lunar New Year 2021 Blog post

IATSE Local 891 Production Coordinator has shared his family's traditions and a little on what Lunar New Year means to him. You can read the blog post here.

Cheryl Marion, Metis Family History Blog Post

IATSE Local 891 Production Designer shares her Metis family history for Louis Riel Day 2021. You can read the blog post here

REDI Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions about our REDI programme? Check out our FAQ here.

REDI Glossary of Terms

Questions about what some of the words used in Reconciliation, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion mean? Read our Glossary of Terms here.

Native Land map

Check out a map of whose indigenous land you are occupying and learn how to acknowledge and learn about the land and local indigenous culture here.

IATSE Local 891 Gender Pay Equity Study

IATSE Local 891 has completed a Gender Pay Equity study. You can read the final report here.

Supports for IBPOC* and 2SLGBTQIA+ people.

Truth and Reconciliation Commissions 94 Calls to action

Learn about the Truth, and Reconciliation Commissions' report on the history and lasting impacts of the Canadian Indian residential school system on Indigenous students and their families. Read the report here. Learn more about the progress on the 94 calls to action, and how they are being addressed on the CBC progress tracker. Beyond 94: Where is Canada at with reconciliation?

Hearing in Colour

Hearing in colour offers a directory of Indigenous, Black and Person of Colour therapists committed to supporting Indigenous, Black and Persons of Colour in all intersections. Hearing in Colour's Directory is avaliable here.

National Queer & Trans therapists of Colour Network

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of colour (QTPoC). NQTTCN's overall goal is to increase access to healing justice resources for QTPoC. Check out NQTTCN here.


Qmunity is a community-based resource and support centre offering two levels of counselling and other resources for 2SLGBTQIA+ communities of all intersections. You can check out Qmunity's resources here.

Black Youth Helpline

Black Youth Helpline is a resource for Black Youth positioned to and resourced to promote culturally appropriate support for youth, families and schools. Access their support resources here.

KUU-US Crisis Line Society

KUU-US operates a 24-hour provincial aboriginal crisis line. Adults/Elders (250-723-4050), Child/Youth (250-723-2040), Toll-Free Line (1-800-588-8717) along with other supports for members of the Alberni Valley. Check it out here.

Benefits of Film EFAP Service

Your membership of IATSE 891 includes EFAP support services. Find out more about Benefits of Film EFAP supports here.

Nationwide Mental Health Support

CBC has a helpful list of national Resources for mental health and other supports. available here.

Black History Resources

Books, articles and films for children.

U Toronto Anti Black Racism Resources

The University of Toronto has a huge stockpile of resources - Films, A calendar of Black History and more. Available here

BC Black History Awareness Society

Celebrating and honouring the achievement of Black People and the history of contributions to BC life and culture. The BC Black History Awareness Society has a treasure trove of things to explore and learn.

Black History Month

In 1995 Dr. Augustine MP, Canada's first Black Member of Parliament, Introduced a motion to recognize Black History Month in Canada. Read about the history and how the month came to be and more on Black Canadian Heritage.

CBC's The Feed - All about Black History Month

CBC's The Feed explains what the month means in a youth-friendly format.

Black History Month Facts and Resources.

The British Columbia Teachers Federation has several useful resources on Black History Month.

365 Days and Ways to Celebrate Remarkable Black Canadians.

A calendar with a person, event or historical moment to think about or celebrate everyday.