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Blog

Welcome to our blog for IUPAT Ontario. We’re excited to share up-to-date information regarding various opportunities, events, and news that are currently taking place in the skilled trades industry. We welcome your feedback and topics that are of interest to you.


21
Aug
2019

Certificate of Qualification Prep Class

The Interior Finishing Systems Training Centre has scheduled a Certificate of Qualification prep class for all drywall finishers and plasterers. The classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm, starting October 1, 2019 for four weeks.

07
Aug
2019

Labour Day 2019

Where will you be on Monday, September 2, 2019?!

03
Jul
2019

Our Condolences on the Loss of Dale Todorowich Sr.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dale Todorerwich Sr.

11
Jun
2019

District Council 46 Scholarship Award 2019

District Council 46 is proud to present our Scholarship Award Program! Once again, we will offer two scholarships to children and grandchildren of IUPAT District Council 46 painters, drywall tapers, glaziers, hazmat workers, and stucco workers. If you have someone in your family interested in pursuing further education, please encourage them to apply for the scholarship.

07
Jun
2019

Family Barbeque 2019

All members and their families are invited to attend our annual District Council 46 Family Barbecue.

26
Apr
2019

Ratification Meeting for Local 1891

As you all should be aware, Local 1891 will be holding a ratification meeting on Friday April 26th, at the Julius Banquet Hall located at 2201 Finch Ave West at 7 P.M.

29
Mar
2019

Shortage of Skilled Workers Opens Doors to Meaningful Apprenticeships

The path to success often begins with opportunity meeting preparation. For Canadians seeking careers in skilled trades as commercial painters, drywall finishers, or glaziers, opportunity is most certainly knocking.

22
Mar
2019

A Family of Unionized Members Works to Support Working Families

Much like a family pulling together to protect and provide, the family of a union works in unison to improve conditions for members, their communities, and society as a whole.

19
Mar
2019

How Unions Help All Workers – Unionized Worker in Canada More Likely to Have Retirement Benefits Than Non-Unionized Worker

A unionized worker in Canada stands to enjoy a number of benefits that aren’t available to workers not covered by a collective agreement, including better wages and working conditions, as well as a more equitable employer/employee relationship.

18
Mar
2019

Health and Safety Instructors Wanted

If you are an experienced Health and Safety Instructor, we are looking for you!