Québec

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

Pettiness reaches new heights at Résidences Soleil

Unhappy about being forced to pay half of its workers’ life insurance premiums, Résidences Soleil owner Eddy Savoie is taking it out on his workers by making them pay… for their coffee!

BRIEF – Teamsters, CN Reach Tentative Agreement for Locomotive Engineers

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and Canadian National (CN) announced today that the parties have reached a tentative agreement to renew the labour contract for approximately 1,700 CN locomotive engineers in Canada.

UPS Negotiations in the United States

As a UPS Canada worker, you may be wondering about what the recent UPS ratification vote in the United States means for you.

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.

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $5,000 to Provision Compassion Food Bank

The Teamsters Canada Foundation donated $5,000 to Provision Compassion last Tuesday. The president of Teamsters Canada and the Teamsters Canada Foundation, François Laporte, as well as the president of Teamsters Québec, Alain Michaud, presented the cheque.

Passing of Aline Lachapelle, a Pioneer of our Union

I was saddened to learn this week that Sister Aline Lachapelle, former president of Teamsters Local Union 1998, passed away. She was the first woman to become president of a Teamster local union in Canada.

Teamster Heroes

Our story takes place on a rainy December night in Vancouver. Eli El-Skaf, a member of Teamsters Local Union 155, was driving his shuttle bus on the Burrard St Bridge. He had just come...

Teamsters Canada Denounces Trump, Fully Supports Government of Canada

Today, the Teamsters Canada Executive Board passed a resolution denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, his personal attacks against Prime Minister Trudeau and his administration’s tariffs on Canadian goods.

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.
Francois Laporte President Teamsters Canada

Teamsters Support Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs

Teamsters Canada fully supports the actions the Trudeau Government today announced in retaliation to the Trump tariffs. These measures are a righteous defence of Canadian workers, industries, and jobs. Should the U.S. not change course, we would encourage the government to explore other retaliatory options, like expropriating American pharmaceutical patents and other intellectual property...