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Members of IATSE 891 complete 2016 election
Posted: Dec 16, 2016 12:05 Updated: Dec 16, 2016 13:10

After a second ballot, James Fantin, a member of the Accounting and Production Office Departments, has been elected IATSE Local 891 Vice-President. This completes the election of elected officers, senior steward, and health benefit trustees. The newly elected members will start their three-year term in January 2016. [More details - login to member only area]
IATSE Local 891 members applaud ban on asbestos and asbestos products
Posted: Dec 15, 2016 11:34 Updated: Dec 15, 2016 11:37

The Government of Canada has announced a total ban on asbestos by 2018. The members of IATSE Local 891, along with prominent safety organizations and other unions and guilds, were proud supporters of the campaign to see this major advance in worker safety achieved. [Details]
Veteran IATSE Local 891 Lighting & Grip Department members video recent lamp op training
Posted: Dec 12, 2016 13:51 Updated: Dec 15, 2016 11:35

Newer members of IATSE Local 891's Lighting Department recently took part in a hands-on training on how to create a poor man's process travelling vehicle shot. The IATSE Local 891 instructors, some of the best in the business, have released a short video of the process and the results [watch video]
IATSE 891 elects new Executive Board members
Posted: Nov 07, 2016 15:39 Updated: Dec 12, 2016 13:59

The membership of IATSE 891 has re-elected Senior Steward Kelly Moon for a fourth term. Amanda Bronswyk will continue on as Treasurer, and new on the Board are: Corresponding Secretary, Gwendolyn Margetson; Recording Secretary, Dana Gaudet; Member-at-Large, Dave Curley; and Sergeant-at-Arms, Michael Billings. Two new Health Benefit Plan Trustees have also been elected: Paul Klassen and Tom Kaczmarski. the Term for all positions begins Jan. 2017. The position of Vice-President will go to a second ballot, as no candidate attained 50%+1 of the votes cast. The two candidates will be James Fantin and Dominika Nasilowski. Congratulations to the elected members, and thank you to all the members that participated. Complete results for each position can be found here.[Login to member only area]
Professional artists and technicians of IATSE Local 891 support women in the Downtown Eastside.
Posted: Nov 15, 2016 11:30 Updated: Dec 12, 2016 13:54

The IATSE Local 891 Women's Committee has launched Give What You Have, a winter clothing drive to support women in need on the Downtown Eastside. Anyone can donate. [Learn how]