Canada Day

This year’s Canada Day celebrations will take a particular turn given the pandemic. We are not yet out of the woods. While provinces are reopening, we must all avoid large gatherings and continue to be vigilant.

Fundraising 2009 – Poker Night

More than 70 persons took part in the event, aimed at raising funds for Le Parados, a shelter for women victims of violence and their children. Thanks to your generosity, again this year we reached...

Hoffa Speech and Tribute Video at IBT Convention

Jim Hoffa has been a great friend to Teamsters Canada and workers in Canada. This will be his last convention. You can watch his speech, as well as his tribute video, here.

Teamsters Welcome Rules Mandating Electronic Logs for Truck Drivers

Laval, QC, June 13, 2019 – Teamsters Canada is welcoming today’s announcement from Transport Canada mandating the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) by federally regulated trucking and bussing companies. The new rules come...

Montreal West Island School Bus Workers on Strike

Barring a surprise agreement, workers at school bus company Autobus Lucien Bissonnette will go on strike at 6 a.m. this morning. Last-ditch bargaining sessions and management offers to the 50 employees at the company were not enough to break the deadlock at the negotiations table.

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...

Teamsters, CN Reach Tentative Agreement

A labour dispute at Canadian National (CN) was averted today at 5:15 p.m. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) withdrew its strike notice after the company withdrew its notice to unilaterally impose changes to the collective agreement...

Fall 2020 News Recap

Want to get caught up on some of the recent news out of our union? Watch our first-ever Fall 2020 news recap, a video newsletter featuring some of the major stories from the past few months...

CREATE Report: Teamsters Favour Bottle Deposit Fee

The Teamsters Union represents thousands of workers at Sleeman, Labatt, and Molson whose livelihoods could be affected by the conclusion of this report.

Remembering Brother George Hucker

It is with tremendous sadness that I share with you the recent passing of Brother George Hucker, retired Locomotive Engineer and former International Vice President and National Legislative Representative for the International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (IBLE) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC)...