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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!

The Golden Tree Farmworkers Vigil

On March 7th, 2007, an overloaded van rolled over while taking farmworkers to work. In the accident three workers died while others were injured. We remember Sukhvinder Kaur Punia, Amarjit Kaur Bal and Sarabjit Kaur Sidhu, who died in the accident. Since this tragic incident, the BC Federation of Labour has […]

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 […]

Upgrading Course Details

There’s been a lot of interest around our upgrading programs! We thought we’d elaborate on them a little further. The Commercial Upgrading Course will be open to anyone, apprentice or journey, and will consist of lessons around insulating piping, pumps, chillers, drains and ducting, both concealed and exposed. Participants will […]