The Ontario Council of Painters of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT)


Welcome to the official Painters Union website for IUPAT Ontario. We're happy that you have come to learn more information about opportunities in regards to apprenticeships and how to keep in touch with your local. Our painters union supports a variety of skilled trades including drywall finishers, glaziers or glass and metal technicians, painters, EIFS mechanics, asbestos removers and sign writers. We are excited to deliver the latest news to help you with continuing education and health & safety updates as well as build solidarity to keep our Union strong.

Become a valued member of our painters union in Ontario.Contact us now for more information on how to join our Union or enroll in the classes you need for continued training in your trade. 

Join Our Union


Union members earn more money, have better benefits and have a voice at work about the best way to get the job done. Get the details about the union difference, plus a look at who belongs to unions.  Learn More

Training & Education Programs


The IUPAT takes pride in offering the “State of the Art” training facilities for apprenticeship training, skills upgrading and health and safety training.  Learn more

Latest News & Events



Labour Day Parade September 1, 2014..... Click here 6/08/2014

Provincial Election June 12, 2014..... Click here 6/05/2014

Important Message for IUPAT Members..... Click here 5/28/2014

Download your local union's meeting dates Click Here

Youth Initiatives


Why Should Education Mean so Much to Our Union? 
Education is essential to living and working in our society. Our Union stands for education in many different forms.
Learn more today!

Member to Remember Current Volunteer Projects

Painters at Hospice Vaughan - Click Here

To learn more about this and  future projects contact our office 1-800-668-1823.

Check out the pictures of previous project -  Click Here
Letter from Habitat for Humanity Toronto -  Click Here