Passing of Doug Payette

I regret to inform you that Brother Doug Payette died suddenly on January 7, 2021.

Passing of Brother Rick Ashdown

I am deeply saddened to learn today of the passing of Brother Rick Ashdown. Rick was principal officer of Local Union 979, in Manitoba, and recording secretary for Teamsters Canada.

Teamsters Statement on TSB Report into Pierre-Luc Levesque’s Death

Today, the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) released its report into the accident which took the life of Brother Pierre-Luc Levesque, a CN conductor/foreman trainee, in Edmundston, New Brunswick, on December 4, 2018.

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...

The Passing of Pierre Deschamps, Teamster Pioneer

It's with sadness that the Teamsters Union learned that a pioneer of our union in Québec, Pierre Deschamps, passed away.

We Will Never Forget

Eight years ago today, tragedy struck our sisters and brothers at G4S. While performing a routine cash service at the University of Alberta’s HUB Mall, Travis Baumgartner fatally shot three of his coworkers, Eddie Rejano, Brian Ilesic and Michelle Shegelski. A fourth, Matthew Schuman, was rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds to the head.

Fatal Canadian Pacific Rail Accident in Port Coquitlam

A Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) locomotive engineer died last night in an accident at the company’s rail yard in Port Coquitlam, BC. This is the tenth member of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) to die on the job in 24 months.

Passing of Brother Michel Côté (1953 – 2024)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Brother Michel Côté, who passed away on June 29, 2024, in Granby, at the age of 71.

Two Teamster Members Die of COVID-19

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

Remembering Brother Val Neal

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