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A Letter from Rob Beairsto

They never asked for money but when we gave there was always some vehicle or wheelchair repair or an outstanding bill that we happened to be just in time to pay. I certainly have not had an in depth conversation with Mary about her means but I am not blind. I know that every penny, borrowed or owned, went towards Jim’s illness, bills and mortgage.

Teamsters Canada Supports Workers at the City of Montreal

Robert Bouvier's decision to cross over to management was his and his alone, especially since he is no longer involved in the labour movement. However, his decision is incompatible with union philosophy and has not been well-received by his former Teamsters brothers and sisters.

Youth of Teamsters Canada Launch Mental Health Campaign

Today, we are launching a national campaign to raise awareness and to make mental health support mandatory in workplaces across Canada.

Ontario Teamsters Raise $105,000 for Variety Village, the Children’s Charity

Teamsters in Ontario raised $105,000 for Variety Village, a children’s charity dedicated to making a profound difference across Ontario in the spirits and lives of young people with disabilities and their families. “Well, once again...

Harper’s union busting laws are one step closer to being repealed

Parliament moved one step closer to formally repealing the previous government's union busting legislation. On Wednesday night, the House of Commons passed Bill C-4, which aims to repeal Bill C-377 and Bill C-525.

Strike at Manoir Sainte-Julie: Teamsters Call On Minister Charbonneau

The Teamsters Union is calling upon Francine Charbonneau, Minister responsible for Seniors and Anti-Bullying, to bring the owner of Résidences Soleil, Eddy Savoie, back to the negotiating table. Despite the maintenance of all services by union members, the month-long strike is impacting the quality of life of residents at Résidences Soleil’s Manoir Sainte-Julie, and the Union wants to see the conflict resolved.

The Passing of Brother Charlie Thibault, Teamster Powerhouse

Sadly, we regret to inform you of the passing of a Teamster powerhouse, Brother Charlie Thibault. He died on Monday, April 8 at 88 years old after experiencing a stroke. Brother Thibault was known for his dedication to Teamster members and to workers across Ontario...

Brother Jack Ferreira

It is with great sadness that we report the untimely passing of Brother Jack Ferreira, a dedicated and loyal Teamster who lost his fight against cancer last Sunday. Brother Ferreira was the organizer and union representative for Teamsters Local Union 230 in Ontario.

Five Little Ways To Help Build Up Canada

Building and maintaining strong communities in the modern world may seem difficult, as we are all increasingly immersed in our own lives, families and technologies. There are many ways to positively impact your community.

Celebrating the Life of Brother Joe Contardi

Brother Joe Contardi, a dedicated Teamster and lifelong member of Local Union 879, died peacefully in his sleep on the night of August 28, 2017. He was 88 years old. Joe’s life and career as...