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BC Insulators first union to get JUST Label for social justice

BC Insulators are first union to receive JUST Label for commitment to social justice and equity from Seattle-based International Living Future Institute  BC INSULATORS  NEWS RELEASE      Wednesday May 11, 2016 VANCOUVER – The BC Insulators have become the first labour union to receive a coveted JUST Label from the Seattle-based International […]

Residential Energy Efficiency Retrofit Financing

The Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance has published an interesting report on how energy efficiency retrofits can save money while dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions – GHGs. The BC Insulators are supporters of the Columbia Institute. As Amory Lovins put it: “Saving electricity needs about 1,000 times less capital, […]

BC Insulators at Canadian Green Building Council Conference

The BC Insulators had a major presence at the Canadian Green Building Council Conference in Vancouver, appropriately titled Building Lasting Change. Our International Insulators Union Western Vice-President Vince Engel was on hand to lend support to BC Insulators Union Local 118 Vice-President Neil Munro, Youth Worker Ashley Duncan and local Recording Secretary Bob […]

BC Insulators at Federation of Canadian Municipalities meeting

The BC Insulators attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities annual convention and trade show in Edmonton in June, making new contacts and renewing connections with Mayors, Councillors and others there. Among those the BC Insulators met with were: Darrell Mussatto, Mayor of North Vancouver City – a strong supporter of mechanical […]