Daniel Thimineur appointed to CIRB

Brother Daniel Thimineur has been appointed as a full time member of the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB), and will assume his new duties January 29, 2018.

Fatal Workplace Accident at CN in Melville, Saskatchewan

“Instead of celebrating the holidays, the family of one our Teamster sisters will be in mourning,” said François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, the union representing workers at CN. “On behalf of Canada’s 125,000 Teamster members, I would like to express my sincerest condolences to her family, friends and co-workers.”

Remembering Brother Pat Pope

It is with a sad and heavy heart I am informing you of the passing of Brother Pat Pope. As you know Pat was a long-time member and officer of Teamsters Local 987.

CP worker loses his life at work

A Canadian Pacific worker lost his life in the line of duty last night. The accident happened at the St-Luc rail yard in Montreal. Details are still sketchy but the Transportation Safety Board is likely to launch an investigation to shed light on this tragedy.