About Local 17
The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 17 belongs to the 160,000 member International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. In Edmonton, Local 177 received its charter in 1993 as an amalgamation of three regional locals, two of which originated in the first decade of the twentieth century. Then, in 2015, District Council 17 was formed by the amalgamation of the Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Locals.
DC17 VR Training— Building Trades AB (@BuildingTradeAB) May 10, 2019
"If you’re a gamer you’ll just take a right to it," says [Chris] Hooter, director of training for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) for the prairies.
Local 177 Edmonton Training Facilities
IUPAT District Council 17 Training
District Council 17 represents painters, glaziers, glassworkers and allied trades in the prairie provinces.
District Council 17 offers health & safety training, SSPC Skills Training & Certifications and Industrial Skills Training, supervisor training. District Council 17 has exceptional training facilities in Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg.
IUPAT Local 177 Edmonton Office & Training Facilities