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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.


24
Jun
2015

DC46 Celebrates New Headquarters With Union Members

This past weekend, District Council 46 celebrated the opening of our new Headquarters at 132 Toro Road with our members and their families. There was a BBQ and tour of the new facilities available, as well as fun activities for the kids to enjoy.

08
Jun
2015

Annual Baseball Tournament

On Saturday, June 6th, DC 46 participated in the annual baseball tournament organized by the Central Ontario Building Trades.

04
Jun
2015

DC 46 Business Representatives Participated in the Volta Luso Charities Bike Ride

On Sunday, May 31st, DC 46 Business Representatives, Nelson Cidade, Armindo Correia and Simon Hazelwood, participated in the first ever Volta Luso Charities bike ride.

03
Jun
2015

Open House and BBQ for All DC46 Members

On Saturday, June 20, 2015, DC 46 Headquarters located at 132 Toro Road will open its doors to all members for an open house and tour of our New Headquarters.

27
May
2015

New Working at Heights Program

Here is some important information about the new Working at Heights program offered at 130 Toro Road.

25
May
2015

Painters Union in Ontario Helps Individuals Learn about the Realities of Working as Industrial Painters

Many people who wish to become painters are looking for the opportunity to join the ranks of those who focus on painting industrial interiors. There is currently a huge demand in Ontario for industrial painters with many job opportunities available. Industrial painters are extremely well paid for the work they do. However, they haven’t always had the opportunity to learn about the unique qualities and exciting possibilities related to this exciting field. That’s where IUPAT often steps in. As Ontario’s painting union, we help individuals understand how they can become industrial painters.

15
May
2015

Toronto IUPAT to Hold General Meeting for DC46 Members to Discuss Pensions for Those in Painters Union, Drywall Union, Etc.

Anyone who has joined any union like the IUPAT eventually has questions regarding his or her pension. This isn’t unusual; in fact, it’s to be expected. Pensions are a topic that is involved, and can seem complicated to those uninitiated to the process. That’s the reason why the IUPAT in Toronto is holding a special general meeting of members of DC46 to discuss pensions.

27
Apr
2015

Toronto Painters and other IUPAT Union Members Will Soon Have a Designated Health and Dental Centre

It’s essential for every person and his or her family to have the health and dental care needed to stay healthy for a lifetime. Now, those who are members of the IUPAT’s Toronto painters’ union will have an even more convenient location to get their care. With the move of the headquarters to the new […]

20
Apr
2015

Joining a Toronto Glazier Union or Other IUPAT Trade Means Taking Advantage of Volume Discounts and Opportunities

Many trade professionals working as glaziers in and around Toronto and Ontario are missing out when it comes to taking advantage of discounts and opportunities available to them through a glazier union membership. Not only is this short-sighted, but it can have long-term repercussions on their lifetime income and advancement possibilities. As those who have […]

15
Apr
2015

New Consolidated Insurance Options Help Toronto Painters and All IUPAT Members Save Money Each Year

No one enjoys paying more than they have to for home and auto insurance, but we all know that it’s something no one can go without. Now, Toronto and Ontario painters who are members of IUPAT can save more of their dollars by bundling their home and auto insurance using a program that’s been created […]