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New asbestos video warns workers of deadly hazard

WorkSafe BC – the province’s health and safety agency – has posted a powerful video on YouTube about the deadly hazards of asbestos. The video – produced for the BC Labour Heritage Centre – includes a moving interview with Tracy Ford, the daughter of Dave Ford, one of those who have […]

BC Insulators warn about Tim Locke, ordered by Court to close firm

  The BC Insulators Union is warning potential customers about Tim Locke, an insulation contractor who has been ordered by the Supreme Court of BC to wind down his business – Locke Insulation Systems – and not start another over repeated non-payment of wages, benefits, union dues and other costs […]

Metro Vancouver transit vote is about jobs too!

  Trade Talk – the magazine of the BC Building Trades – recently published this article on why the Metro Vancouver transit plebiscite vote is important to building trades members – like those of BC Insulators Local 118 – here’s what they found.  And we encourage you to vote Yes […]

Green Report – April 2015 – Insulators at work!

By Neil Munro BC Insulators Union Local 118 Vice-President The BC Insulators have had a busy spring season so far participating in several trade shows and conferences. For the 5th year in a row we attended Buildex Vancouver, Western Canada’s largest conference and tradeshow for construction, renovation and related work. The conference […]