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.
Molson Coors announced this morning that it will be moving its plant to Montréal’s South Shore, close to the Saint-Hubert airport.
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.
While the Federal Government has directed OmniTRAX to repair the damaged track, it appears nothing has been done. The following is a statement from Roland Hackl, Vice-President of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC).
Close to 25 workers at the Forensic Services and Corner Centre (FSCC) in Toronto have gone on strike. They are seeking better wages, an end to favouritism in the workplace and more respect from management.