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New Molson Plant Creating Concern among Workers

Molson Coors announced this morning that it will be moving its plant to Montréal’s South Shore, close to the Saint-Hubert airport.

Hurricane Matthew: A Call to Action from François Laporte

To date, Hurricane Matthew has taken a major death toll in Haiti (the exact numbers were not known at the time this was written) and the situation looks dire for this island and many neighboring countries of the Greater Antilles. François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, is appealing to Canadians to come to the aid of the victims of this natural disaster by making donations to the Canadian Red Cross.

4 Ways to Commemorate the National Day of Mourning

On Friday we’ll commemorate the National Day of Mourning. Held annually in Canada on April 28, it’s an occasion to pay tribute to those who died or who were injured on the job. It’s...

5 Things Our Executive Board Discussed in Montreal

A quick look at five of the (many) issues they discussed.

Labour Day Message from President François Laporte

Labour Day is more than just a day off. It is, first and foremost, a time to reflect on the big union battles waged before our time… and those that we are still fighting today.

Mandatory Episode 1: Role of the Government

The numbers don’t lie – Canada is facing a mental health crisis and it is affecting every aspect our society, including our workplaces and our youth. http://youtu.be/7_uSzyEtqBk This is troubling, as young people represent our future...

Teamsters Raise $146,951 for Canadian Red Cross

Members, local unions and joint councils affiliated with Teamsters Canada raised $146,951 for the Canadian Red Cross to help the people of Fort McMurray and of the surrounding communities. “Our immediate priority is supporting the...

Teamsters Welcome New Labour Minister

The Teamsters Union, which represents over 115,000 workers across the country, is congratulating Patricia Hajdu on her appointment as minister of Labour. Ms. Hajdu is taking over from MaryAnn Mihychuk. “We’re hoping to meet with Ms. Hajdu as soon as possible in order to continue the constructive dialogue we established with the outgoing minister,” explained Francois Laporte, the President of Teamsters Canada.

Death of Jean Lapierre Sends Shockwaves

Several leaders of Teamsters Canada worked closely with Mr. Lapierre in 2004, when he was federal Transport Minister. His death sent shockwaves through our ranks yesterday, and we would like to offer our deepest condolences to Mr. Lapierre’s family, friends and colleagues.

100th Anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike

On May 15, 1919, over 35,000 Winnipeg public and private workers united to send a clear message to employers and to governments: they would strike in order to win better wages and the right to collective bargaining...