For Members


The AFC is the lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry. Through compassionate and confidential support, they help Canadian entertainment professionals maintain their health, dignity and ability to work. The AFC is an expression of the community’s good will, helping entertainment professionals when they are at their most vulnerable due to injury, illness or other personal hardship.

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The IATSE Entertainment and Exhibition Industries Training Trust Fund is the result of a partnership between the IATSE and Signatory Employers. The IATSE Training Trust Fund facilitates training opportunities for IATSE workers to achieve and maintain the skills, ability, and knowledge necessary to meet the ever changing technologies in the entertainment and exhibition industries.

Individuals who are active IATSE members or working under an IATSE agreement may be eligible for TTF programs and be beneficiaries of the TTF. Some courses may have specific class pre-requisites which must be met for admission to the course.

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The IATSE Entertainment and Exhibition Industries Training Trust Fund envisions a workforce with the highest level of training in skills, safety, and craftsmanship, available across the IATSE jurisdiction. To achieve that vision, the Training Trust is providing free online LinkedIn Learning training to all active members in a wide variety of industry related crafts and technologies.

To make an application to gain FREE access to the thousands of available online courses, please click the following link:

LinkedIn Learning Subscription

Union Savings was founded on a simple principle; leveraging our collective strength as Canadian union members to deliver high quality, low cost benefits to union members and their families across Canada. To further reflect the values of the labour movement that we all share, Union Savings operates as Canada’s only not-for-profit, union run, members’ benefit program. When union members experience benefits outside of the workplace as well as inside the workplace the value of their membership is enhanced. The more opportunities we create to engage with our members, the stronger our unions become.

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Who acts as the safeguard to corporate power?

What role do you unions have in building Canada’s future?

How worker power builds an economy that creates jobs, raises wages, and promotes a better quality of life for all.

Click below to watch the recording of this free webinar presented by Dr. Wayne Lewchuk, founding member, School of Labour Studies, McMaster University & the IATSE Education & Training Dept.



IATSE’s General Secretary-Treasurer publishes the quarterly Official Bulletin, which members receive as part of their membership services. 

Whether you want to go green or just like reading on your tablet, the online versions are available in English and French.

The International C&B is not available in a digital format.  To order printed copies, please contact your local union office.

The IATSE Reciprocal Agreement began in 2010, and this cooperation between locals has successfully enabled members who work in many Canadian jurisdictions to flow their health benefits to their home local health plan, or to choose where they want to pool their health benefits if they belong to more than one Canadian local.

To assist members, the Canadian Office has created a form that they can sign and give to their employer, their home local, and many locals whose jurisdiction they’re working in when they start a job. This form, along with an information sheet, can be found here:

Member Benefit Flow: Information Sheet
Member Benefit Flow: Form

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