Francois Laporte President Teamsters Canada

2016 In Review: Present On All Fronts

Your union was present on all fronts this past year. Just as for the many collective agreements renewed, the bargaining at UPS mobilized local union stewards and representatives all across the country. Solid collective...

Significant Wage Increases at Kingsway Vrac

Teamsters Local Unions 1999 and 106 have negotiated a letter of agreement to improve the wages set in the current collective agreement for the 200 drivers who work at Kingsway Vrac.

New Collective Agreement for the National Ready Mix Workers

Toronto, May 27 -- It is with great pride I would like to express my thanks to the new members of National Ready Mix for putting their trust in Teamsters Local Union 230. It...

Ontario Teamsters Raise $120,000 for Variety Village, a Children’s Charity

This year, Teamsters raised $120,000 for Variety.

Fatal Accident on the Hudson Bay Railway

One member of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) died and another was taken to hospital in critical condition following a train derailment on the Hudson Bay Railway. Our thoughts are with the friends, families, and coworkers of the two men involved in this tragic accident...

Deposit Refund: Melançon has her work cut out for her!

The Teamsters Union wants to quickly meet the new Quebec Minister of Environment, Isabelle Melançon, in order to know what her intentions are with regards to the promotion of capped brown beer bottles, which are under threat by canned beer.

Donation to the Northern Lights Health Foundation

Working with other unions under the umbrella of the General Presidents’ Maintenance Committee for Canada (GPMC/NMC), we're proud to report that we helped raised $300,000 for the Northern Lights Health Foundation. The Northern Lights Health Foundation serves to inspire philanthropy and secure funds to improve health and promote wellness in the Wood Buffalo region...

National Day of Observance in memory of the victims of COVID-19

This Thursday, March 11 will be the National Day of Remembrance (Québec) in memory of the victims of COVID-19. This sad anniversary is an opportunity to remember all those who died during the pandemic.

CP Shutdown by floods in U.S. – as reported by REUTERS

U.S. floods add to Canadian Pacific Rail's woesThu Jun 23, 2011 2:25pm EDT * CP's Saskatchewan-North Dakota line shut down on Monday * Shipments being rerouted; delays less than 24 hours * Harsh winter contributed to 67...

Community Benefit Agreements Lead to Better Jobs, More Opportunities in BC

Teamsters support B.C.’s new approach to construction work. It gives workers and the community just as much importance as employers and government interests. That is crucial when it comes to projects paid for by our tax dollars.