Fatal Accident at CN MacMillan Yard in Toronto

It is with great sadness that I must inform you of the passing of TCRC Brother Imraan Qamar. Tragically, Brother Qamar was fatally injured in the line of duty at CN MacMillan Yard in Toronto on Thursday August 15, 2019 at approximately 0200 hours...

National Day of Mourning

April 28 is the National Day of Mourning, a day to remember those who died, or were injured or made ill, from their work. It is also a day people are asked to recommit to improving health and safety and preventing tragedies in the workplace.

Passing of Sister Colleen Slota

It is with a heavy heart that we share the tragic news of the sudden and untimely passing of one of our members, Sister Colleen Slota. Colleen's life was tragically cut short in a car accident just after completing her shift, at 2:30a.m., when her vehicle was struck by a pick-up fleeing from the police...

The Unexpected Passing of Brother Marco Posca

From all of us at Teamsters Local Union 230, it is with a heavy heart that I regret to inform you that our Brother Marco Posca has suddenly passed away.

Remembering Brother Val Neal

We learned with regret and sadness that Brother Val Neal passed away from COVID-19 a few days ago.

Fatal Accident at CN in British Columbia

A Canadian National (CN) conductor was fatally injured yesterday afternoon while working just outside of a rail yard in Prince Rupert, B.C. The worker was a man in his thirties who had been with the company since 2018. His name is not being released.
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...
Denise Kennedy-Thompson

Passing of Sister Denise Kennedy-Thompson

Within our ranks, she will be remembered as a ferocious believer in the union, an embodiment of the true Teamster spirit; a funny, loving, and beautiful soul who will be deeply missed by all those she touched...

Two Teamster Members Die of COVID-19

I am saddened to report that two of our members have died of COVID-19 this week.

Passing of Tom Keegel

C. Thomas “Tom” Keegel, General Secretary-Treasurer Emeritus of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 following a lengthy illness. Keegel served as the union’s general secretary-treasurer from 1999 until 2012.