Local 118 In The News

Upcoming MAC Competition

We’re very excited to announce our upcoming WMAC competitor, Lindsay Sangster! We wish her luck as she heads to Edmonton to compete on March 22nd against the other Western Canadian apprentices. Congratulations, Lindsay. We know you’ll make us proud!

BC Insulators call for immediate BC government action on deadly asbestos

The BC Insulators Union has made a detailed submission to the BC provincial government’s review of deadly asbestos exposure laws and regulations – and we are calling for immediate action to protect workers health and safety and that of residents potentially exposed to asbestos contaminated materials. Our full report is […]

USMCA Agreement

  Sister Ashley Duncan was part of a meeting with Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Labour, that discussed the recently signed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and how it benefits Canadians and Canadian workers. Patty Hajdu says “Our government negotiated hard and held out for a good deal. […]

Insulators Union calls on BC government to license asbestos removal firms after dumping in alleys

BC Insulators Union NEWS RELEASE                                                                Wednesday October 10, 2019 BC Insulators Union says dumping of asbestos-contaminated demolition materials in Vancouver and Burnaby […]