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2022 Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26, 2022

Today on Mesothelioma Awareness Day, we would like to share the resource Asbestos Related Research, Education & Advocacy Fund (AREA Fund), a …

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Area Meeting – Castlegar – September 2022

It was an excellent turnout and positive meeting in Castlegar this weekend. Business Manager Neil Munro thanks everyone who attended: Brothers Steve Fayant, …

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Meet an Apprentice Insulator – Nicole Miriguay

July 15, 2022

I’m Nicole and I had always wanted to get into the trades but being a single mom took whatever job was available …

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Become an apprentice

If you have a high school diploma and good math skills, we can help you get the job experience you need to apply for an apprenticeship. Become an apprentice and go to work for one of our union employers.

Why you should insulate

There is no better way to save energy, reduce greenhouse gases and leave a light carbon footprint in your building developments than by using mechanical insulation. Learn how it saves money and the environment.

Taking Care of our Members


Local 118 negotiates the best possible wages, benefits and pensions for our members during the bargaining process.


Local 118 helps protect your rights if you are injured on the job. But you must report it right away, or risk losing benefits.


If you’ve been exposed to asbestos, taking part in our study will help fund research and treatment for this disease.

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