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Local 118, the BC Insulator’s Union ensures it’s members rights are protected and that they get paid the highest possible wages.

Union News

Happy Birthday Local 118!

September 24, 2020

Today the BC Insulators celebrate its 66th year in operation representing mechanical insulators in the province of British Columbia. Formerly known as …

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The Robert J. Watson National Bursary Program

August 17, 2020

The 2020 RJW Bursary Program will be opening to accept applications on September 3, 2020. This year there will be one hundred …

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Free Naloxone Kits Available

July 20, 2020

There is help available if you need it. Contact CIRP for a free Naloxone kit today at 1-604-521-8611 / 1-888-521-8611 or email: …

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Send us your Jobsite Photos

May 8, 2020

Have photo’s you’d like to share? Send them over to us! Send them over our Facebook or Instagram accounts, or email them …

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Become an apprentice

If you have a high school diploma and good math skills, we can help you get the job experience you need to apply for an apprenticeship. Become an apprentice and go to work for one of our union employers.

Why you should insulate

There is no better way to save energy, reduce greenhouse gases and leave a light carbon footprint in your building developments than by using mechanical insulation. Learn how it saves money and the environment.

Taking Care of our Members


Local 118 negotiates the best possible wages, benefits and pensions for our members during the bargaining process.


Local 118 helps protect your rights if you are injured on the job. But you must report it right away, or risk losing benefits.


If you’ve been exposed to asbestos, taking part in our study will help fund research and treatment for this disease.

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