Working during COVID-19

While there is currently still a lockdown in place in Nova Scotia, production is able to continue. We have launched a page that hosts some resources and information regarding working in the film industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. That page can be found here.

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COVID-19 Response & Updates

IATSE Local 849 continues to monitor developments as the spread of the COVID-19 virus impacts all of us in the screen industries in the Maritime provinces. At this time the union office will remain operational but due to health and safety concerns for our staff, the doors will be closed to the public. Please use email or phone to contact staff as needed.

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New Staff

Welcome to our new Operations and Communications Co-ordinator Jake Ivany. Jake is in the office full time, Monday-Friday and in addition to office management he will be taking on all of Maureen's responsibilities when she retires in August.

Sébastien Régimbald is our intern through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. He is in the office for 30 hours a week. He has been tasked with updating all member info. Expect a call from him sometime over the next few weeks.

Both Jake and Sébastien are graduates of the NSCC Screen Arts program.


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IATSE Local 849

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Phone: 902-425-2739
Toll-Free: 1-877-425-2741



1-617 Windmill Road, 2nd Floor
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1B6

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday - 9:00am-5:00pm AT
Saturday-Sunday - Closed