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Passing of Brother Hervé Trudel

Sisters, Brothers, Friends, I was saddened to learn that Brother Hervé Trudel passed away earlier today. He was 85 years old.   Brother Trudel spent more than 40 years of his life as a member of...

Passing of Brother Léo Laliberté

On behalf of the 125,000 Canadian members of the Teamsters Union, I would like to express our most sincere condolences to Brother Laliberté's family and colleagues....

Teamsters Canada strongly supports the direction taken in the Fall Economic Statement 2022

Teamsters Canada is very pleased with the measures announced today in the government of Canada’s Fall Economic Statement 2022, which provide a better quality of life and protection for workers and their families, on one hand, while acknowledging workers’ contributions to a robust economy on the other.

Teamsters Welcome Plan to Implement Federal Anti-Scab Legislation

coming the federal government’s plan, announced today, to implement anti-scab legislation in the federally regulated private sector. The move would level the playing field for truck drivers, couriers, railroaders, airport workers and others to negotiate better wages and working conditions.

A Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day we set aside every year to honour both residential school survivors and those who never made it home. The day is especially important for their families and communities – publicly remembering this painful past and its ongoing effects is key to healing.

A Message from our Indigenous Persons Liaison

My name is Ernest Bishop. I am Six Nations Upper Mohawk. I also carry the title of Indigenous Persons Liaison for my great union, Teamsters Canada. I would like to take this opportunity to speak on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

François Laporte Appoints Mariam Abou-Dib As New Executive Director

I am happy to announce that I have appointed Sister Mariam Abou-Dib as Executive Director of Teamsters Canada. This appointment is in line with the reorganization of Teamsters Canada’s administrative services, which aims to maximize the use of our resources and our employees’ expertise to ensure that all matters requiring action from the national office are covered. This change is effective as of today.
Alain de Grandpré

Passing of Brother Alain de Grandpré

UPDATE: A service for Brother de Granpré will be held at the Coopérative funéraire du Grand Montréal located at 2000, rue Cunard, in Laval, QC, on August 13, 2022, from 1:30 p.m. to...

Teamsters Union Donates $40,000 for Wildfire Relief in British Columbia

Teamsters Canada and Teamsters Joint Council 36 have made a $40,000 contribution to the Canadian Red Cross in response to the ravaging wildfires in British Columbia. "There is a disaster in BC, and Teamsters Canada...

Fall 2020 News Recap

Want to get caught up on some of the recent news out of our union? Watch our first-ever Fall 2020 news recap, a video newsletter featuring some of the major stories from the past few months...