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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.


14
Dec
2017

Hiring: Glazier & Metal Technician Representative

The International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, Local 200, is looking to hire a full time Glazier Representative for the geographical area Ottawa and counties of Renfrew, Lanark, Glengarry, Carleton, Grenville, Prescott, Dundas, Stormont and Russell.

11
Dec
2017

Skills That Successful Stucco Workers Bring to Jobs in Toronto

With increasing trends towards using stucco in Toronto buildings, there are lots of opportunities for stucco workers across commercial and residential properties. IUPAT members bring skills developed in training and through practice. While members each bring their own experience and specializations to their trade, there are a few skills that make a particularly skilled stucco […]

04
Dec
2017

An Eye for Detail: Drywall Tapers are Foundational to a Beautiful Toronto Home

When people are thinking of projects that can have a significant impact on the look of a property, they don’t always think of drywall tapers. Drywall tapers or finishers in Toronto are a critical part of making sure that all of the little details are perfect in the interior of the home before final tradespeople […]

24
Nov
2017

Help Wanted: Glaziers

Do you take pride in your work? Join our team! We are looking for new and experienced Glaziers to start work as soon as possible. We offer: Many employment opportunities Benefits and pension Free health and safety training Free apprenticeship training We want you. Call us today for more details: Donald: 416-460-8829 Ronald: 905-327-1497

30
Oct
2017

The Impact of Climate Change on Toronto’s Hazmat Technicians

Rising temperatures, higher water levels, more severe weather and natural disasters have all been seen and noted by scientists, but the impact of these changes on hazmat technicians in Toronto and their work could be more significant than people realize. IUPAT explain why in this blog.

23
Oct
2017

Toronto Glaziers Jobs Can Keep Buildings Green

Choosing eco-friendly windows can have a huge impact on the energy efficiency and environmental impact of a building. Glaziers jobs in Toronto are ensuring that the work they do is not only great in the present, but is sustainable into the future. With new incentives for eco-friendly buildings, and more consumers keeping the environment in […]

17
Oct
2017

Important Benefits IUPAT Residential Painters in Toronto Have

If you’ve been considering taking your knack for residential painting to the next level, you may be wondering about becoming a member of the IUPAT and how that can advance your career. After all, a quick Google search will show you a massive number of people and small businesses willing to paint homes in Toronto. […]

11
Oct
2017

How Toronto’s Commercial Painters Can Affect Workplace Mood and Productivity

While many people think of commercial paint colours as varying shades of grey and taupe, Toronto workplaces are recognizing the power of paint to set the mood for their workplace. With that, commercial painters in Toronto have their work cut out for them. If you’ve ever spent time in an office that had drab coloured […]

06
Sep
2017

Toronto Stucco Work as a Trend in High End Houses

Toronto’s stucco jobs are leaning towards the high end real estate market with stucco exteriors. According to the Q1 reports from Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index, Toronto is now the hottest luxury real estate market outside of China, with a 62.5 percent increase in Toronto properties that are selling for more than 4 million […]

29
Aug
2017

Reasons to Become a Hazmat Technician in Toronto

As the city grows, so does the importance of having qualified and knowledgeable hazmat technicians in Toronto. Hazmat Technicians are responsible for responding to emergencies to clean up and contain toxic chemicals and other dangerous materials.   Over the next 20 years, an additional 3.5 million people are expected to call the GTA home, and […]