Two $500 bursaries available to BC Insulators trades trainees

BC Insulators members enrolled in a union-recognized Trades Training program are eligible for two new $500 bursaries established by the BC Building Trades Council in the memory of Brother Fred Randall. Randall was a long-time Business Manager and member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115, as well […]

Master Apprentice Competition At BCIT A Big Success

The BC Insulators hosted this year’s Western Canada Master Apprentice Competition on the campus at BCIT. Representatives from Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC competed in the 2 day event. The apprentices, Benny Burden (BC), Colby Teel (Alta), and Brandon Mang (Sask) insulated and metalled a mock up piping station over the […]

We Need Your Bargaining 2014 Input

Local 118 needs your feedback about our upcoming contract negotiations. We’re asking you to fill out a short form looking for your opinions and ideas to improve our collective agreement. Click here to fill it out online, or to download a hard copy. We’re taking a proactive approach to this […]

Aarc-West is Back

Aarc-West Mechanical Insulation is back with the union. This gives our commercial sector a boost since the company’s several locations employ more than a hundred insulators. The new agreement comes into effect on February 1.