Welcome to our blog for IUPAT Ontario. We are 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 about topics that are of interest to you.

September 03, 2020

Digital Benefits for IUPAT Members

Due to ongoing changes surrounding the pandemic, IUPAT has introduced a number of digital benefits for members to access and use. Among these digital benefits are three support applications, which are eClaims, vCare and mHealth.

September 02, 2020

Ontario Construction Consortium Newsletter July/August 2020

Ontario Construction Consortium is pleased to present their newsletter FRONTLINE, for July/August 2020. The newsletter will update you on OCC initiatives and events. Visit here for the newsletter.

Best Practices for Painters and Glaziers during Covid
July 28, 2020

Best Practices for Painters and Glaziers Continuing Their Training

As we go back to a “new normal” under COVID-19, some training centres, such as IFSTC (Interior Finishing Systems Training Centre) and FTI (Finishing Trades Institute Ontario) have started back up. Mandatory Health and Safety programs for on the job are offered at IFSTC, and Working at Heights and apprentice classes for painters and glaziers are available at FTI.

July 22, 2020

Government Updates Regarding COVID-19

With ongoing changes to government policies and responses regarding COVID-19, it is important to stay up to date with the latest information. Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments each have their own implementation policies and strategies to fight COVID-19.

July 15, 2020

Majority of Ontario Allowed to Enter Stage 3

The Ontario government has announced on July 13, that 24 of 34 regions will move on to Stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan on July 17. The remaining 10 regions will remain in Stage 2 until further notice.

July 14, 2020

IUPAT’s Business Manager Appointed to Construction Advisory Panel

IUPAT’s Bruno Mandic was named to the Ontario government’s Construction Advisory Panel. From the list, initially released in April 2020, Mandic is among the 14 members on the committee.

June 19, 2020

Sweatshirt and Buffs Pickup

Please stop by the Toronto office on Wednesday, June 24th or Thursday, June 25th between the hours of 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm to pick up your sweatshirt and buffs if you haven’t received one.

June 05, 2020

Government Assistance Programs and Benefits During COVID-19

With the uncertainty of job security and monthly payments, there are lots of questions surrounding what financial programs are available to assist IUPAT members.

Below, we’ve outlined some government assistance programs that IUPAT members can apply for if they are eligible.

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