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...
CP Rail the Aggressor, Not the Victim
The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) is confused at the sight of Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) publicly playing the “victim card” in current contract negotiations. The TCRC is reacting to the company’s claim that unions are attempting to take the company hostage.
Death of Brother Jean-Guy Levesque, former president of Local Union 106
As some of you may already know, we recently learnt with great sadness of the death of Brother Jean-Guy Levesque, former president of Local Union 106 and happy Teamster retiree. He passed away on May 26, at the venerable age of 85.
Teamsters Support Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs
Teamsters Canada fully supports the actions the Trudeau Government today announced in retaliation to the Trump tariffs. These measures are a righteous defence of Canadian workers, industries, and jobs. Should the U.S. not change course, we would encourage the government to explore other retaliatory options, like expropriating American pharmaceutical patents and other intellectual property...
FATAL ACCIDENT AT CN RAIL IN EDMUNDSTON, NB
A Canadian National (CN) worker died following a workplace accident this morning in Edmundston, New Brunswick. The victim was a 33-year-old father of two and a member of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC). He started working at CN in September as a conductor/foreman trainee. His name is not being released at this time.
Statement On The Shooting At The Québec City Islamic Cultural Centre
The recent shooting at the Québec City Islamic Cultural Centre has profoundly shaken us. The hatred behind this attack is plainly and clearly a hatred of the diversity that is the strength of our...
Teamsters favourable to more deposits on refillable containers
The Québec government’s intention to collect deposits on water bottles and most containers of less than 900 millilitres in volume is well-received by the Teamsters Union, which represents thousands of Québec workers in the brewing (Molson, Labatt) and soft drink (Coke, Pepsi, Cott Cola) industries.
Journal de Montréal Press Workers Locked Out
The Mirabel printing plant may be for sale and strike breakers may have been hired in March.
Is the brewing industry going flat?
June 12 and 13, 2018, the union representatives of thousands of brewery workers met in Edmonton to discuss the issues and challenges facing their members in all parts of Canada.
Teamsters Canada Not Ready to Support or Oppose New NAFTA Replacement
Teamsters Canada will be studying the final agreement and its implementing legislation before deciding to support or stand against the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).