Amazon Workers, You Are Not Alone

They are some of the hardest working people out there, at one of the most demanding companies in the world. They sacrifice so much of their time, health and wellbeing so that their employer can turn a profit.

President Laporte’s Statement on Lytton

In a ministerial order, Transportation Minister Omar Alghabra has ordered on Friday that Canadian National (CN) and Canadian Pacific (CP) trains to cease operations for 48 hours in areas of British Columbia hit by a recent spate of wildfires, including one that wiped out an entire town and killed two people, the transport ministry said in a statement.
From left to right, Stan Hennessy, François Laporte and Craig McInnes.

Laporte, Hennessy, and McInnes to Serve Five More Years

Laporte, McInnes, and Hennessy will serve Teamster members for another five-year mandate, ending in 2027.

Teamsters Canada at the IBT Convention

Watch the Teamsters Canada segment from 30th Teamsters International Convention here (20 minutes).

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.

Let’s Talk About Elder Abuse

June 15 is Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It’s an opportunity to recall just how badly COVID-19 hit our elders.

New work contract at Veolia Industrial Cleaning

Laval, June 1, 2021 – A new work contract was voted on at noon today by the workers at Veolia Industrial Cleaning. It was a mail-in vote since the company’s locations are all over...

Statement on Devastating Discovery of a Mass Grave at Former Residential School

Laval, QC, May 31, 2021 – The president of Teamsters Canada, François Laporte, made the following statement on last week’s devastating discovery in Kamloops, British Columbia: “Last week, a mass grave containing the remains of...

Questions and Answers from Teamsters Members – COVID-19

Teamsters Canada believes that the health and safety of its members, and the general public, are very important. Getting vaccinated is a personal decision. We have prepared this question-and-answer document based on interactions with...

Teamster Member Leads Anti-Hate Initiative in Essex, Ontario

Laura Hasulo, a long-time Teamsters Union member and train conductor at CN Rail, is leading an anti-hate campaign in her community. The campaign consists of her and a group of neighbours distributing “Hate Has...