Québec

Browse Teamsters Canada news in Québec and about Joint Council 91 and Local Unions 91, 41M, 106, 555M. 1791 and 1999 here.

Teamsters: TPP is a Race to the Bottom

The Teamsters Union is disappointed that the Government of Canada will sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The agreement, reached after two days of talks in Tokyo, was confirmed by an International Trade spokesperson and could be ratified in March.

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.
Lionel Dorais, right, at the Teamsters Canada Convention in the '90s.

Passing of Lionel Dorais

I was saddened to learn today that Brother Lionel Dorais, President of Local Union 1999 from 2000 to 2004, has passed away. He was 81 years old.

Teamsters say no to restricting trucking hours in Montreal

Yesterday, the TVA network reported that Mayor Coderre was reconsidering the place of trucks and wanted to shorten delivery hours on the island of Montreal.

Reopening of Norbord Plant in Val-d’Or in Jeopardy

According to information obtained by the Teamsters Union, the re-opening of the Norbord plant in Val-d'Or is in jeopardy as the result of a decision made by Québec’s Ministry of Forests.

New collective agreement at Demix

The 15 or so workers at the Demix quarry in St-Jacques-le-Mineur ratified a new collective agreementyesterday after several weeks of negotiations.

Intercity Bus Drivers Need Better Protection

The Teamsters Union is concerned about the safety of intercity bus drivers. This follows the assault of a member of Teamsters Local Union 106 who was punched in the face by a rider who did not want to wear the mask.

The A13 Traffic Jam and the QPP’s Serious Allegations

The provincial government and the Québec Provincial Police (QPP) are looking for scapegoats. It appears that they’re accusing two truckers, who were stuck in snow and allegedly refusing to move, of causing the traffic jam that trapped 300 drivers on the A13 during a blizzard...

Teamsters Support Nationalization of Trans Mountain

Teamsters Canada is supporting the federal government in its swift action to ensure the construction of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX). The pipeline is critically important to the Canadian economy and Teamster members.

Maax Workers on Strike

Tomorrow morning at 5:00 o’clock at the Maax plant, some 120 men and women workers represented by the Teamsters Union will go on strike. The main issues are wages and vacation seniority. Negotiations have been ongoing since March 2018...