Union Profile

Teamsters Canada, formed in 1903, is a labour union organization that represents members in a wide range of industries, namely the transportation, production, hospitality, and service industries.

Teamsters Canada Membership

120,000 Members

International Brotherhood of Teamsters – North America Membership

1,400,000 Members

Geographic Reach

Industry Representation

37.8% Transport
18.8% Food
11.5% Other
7.3% Construction
5.8% Industrial
4.4% Warehouse
2.7% Airlines
2.6% Motion Pictures, Tradeshow & Theatre
2.3% Hotels & Restaurants
2.3% Public Sector
2.2% Automotive
1.4% Laundry
0.8% Newspaper & Communications

Trade Divisions

Armoured Cars

Jim Chalmers – Director
944, South Service Road
Stoney Creek, Ontario L8E 6A2
T. 905 547-3231
F. 905 545-4633

Communications

André Parker – Assistant
100-9393, Édison street
Montreal, Quebec  H1J 1T4
T. 514 355-1110
F. 514 493-6679

Construction

Roy Finley – Director
1200A 58th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2H 2C9
T. 403 259-4608
F. 403 255-9616

Dairy and Sales Drivers

Dave Froelich – Director
5663 Burleigh Crescent SE
Calgary, Alberta  T2H 1Z7
T. 403 252-7843
F. 403 252-7197

Bob Ryder – Assistant
490 East Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia  V5T 1X3
T. 604 876-6464
F. 604 872-5215

Freight and Tank Haul

Léo Laliberté – Assistant
Brian MacDonald – Assistant
Richard VanGrol – Assistant

252-5945 Airport Drive
Mississauga, Ontario  L4V 1R9
T. 905 672-5959
F. 905 672-1661

Grocery and Retail Stores

Ray Zigmont – Assistant
490 East Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia  V5T 1X3
T. 604 876-5213
F. 604 873-0396

Movie Making and Trade Shows

Al Porter – Director
1200A 58th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta  T2H 2C9
T. 403 259-4608
F. 403 255-9616

Parcels

Gary Kitchen – Director
6566 Hawthorne Drive
Windsor, Ontario  N8T 1J9
T. 519 944-9880
F. 519 944-5735

Pierre-André Blanchard – Assistant
200-12100, Urgel-Charbonneau street
Montreal, Quebec  H1B 5X1
T. 514 645-2500
F. 514 645-1915

Dave Cooper – Assistant
1 Grosvenor Square
Delta, British Columbia  V3M 5S1
T. 604 540-6009
F. 604 540-6073

Social Services

Alain Michaud – Director
12100, Urgel-Charbonneau street
Montreal, Quebec  H1B 5X1
T. 514 645-9016
T. 1 800 363-3033
F. 514 640-5595

Warehouse and Miscellaneous

Brian Lawrence – Director
1890 Meyerside Drive
Mississauga, Ontario  L5T 1B4
T. 905 670-4190
F. 905 670-4957

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