Putting public safety back on track

This article is reprinted from the Edmonton Journal (link at bottom) on June 16th, 2010."   Harper government finally heeds labour's decade-long call for tougher rail safety regulations By William Brehl, Freelance June 16, 2010 The...

Outaouais School Board says no to Protective Partitions on School Buses

According to information obtained by the Teamsters Union, the Commission scolaire des Portages de l'Outaouais would refuse to allow the school bus carrier Autobus Campeau to equip its buses with a flexible protective partitions, as recommended by CNESST.

Victoria Street Manor Workers Join Teamsters

The staff holds a deep respect and admiration for the residents under their care. It’s time their employer showed some appreciation – especially since improving working conditions in retirement homes usually leads to improved conditions for residents.

Brother Ron Locas

Teamsters Canada has learnt that Brother Ron Locas died last week at age 68. Brother Locas started with Local Union 106 in Montreal and later worked at Joint Council 52 in Toronto. He finished his career at...

Toronto-Area Organizing Blitz

About 70 workers at three companies joined the Teamsters in just under two weeks.

Solidarity Demonstration Held in Front of Flextronics Plant

Laval, June 26, 2008 – Yesterday afternoon members of the Teamsters Union and the Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ) demonstrated their support for 700 workers at the Flextronics plant in Ville...

Fatal Accident at CN Rail Yard in Pointe-Saint-Charles, Montréal

A conductor working for Canadian National (CN) died yesterday afternoon at the Pointe-Saint-Charles rail yard in Montréal.

Claire Lacroix dies

Laval, October 1, 2012 -- It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Claire Lacroix, wife of the former president of Teamsters Canada, Louis Lacroix. Mrs. Lacroix passed away on Sunday,...

A Former BLE Canadian Director passed away

WARNER, Stanley Angus WW II Veteran CN Retired Friday, February 20, 2004. Stanley Angus Warner age 77. Loving companion of Vivian and the late Madeleine. Father of Evelyn of Alberta, Keith of British Columbia...

Strike Vote at Purolator

To all Teamster members at Purolator: Despite sincerely trying to find common ground with Purolator Courier, negotiations between the Teamsters and the company hit a standstill after 6 weeks of intense bargaining. Today the Purolator Negotiations...