Teamsters Canada was deeply disappointed to learn that Unifor is leaving the CLC. The CLC is still the house of labour, representing 3 million working men and women in Canada. The labour movement is stronger any single one of its affiliates.
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.
“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.”
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.