Passing of Ron Douglas

It is with sadness that we learn of the death of Ron Douglas, who was Director of Research of the Canadian Conference of Teamsters during the period when Senator Edward Lawson was the Canadian Director of our Union, then Executive Director of Louis Lacroix and Robert Bouvier, presidents of Teamsters Canada until 2015.

Fatal Accident at CN Rail Yard in Pointe-Saint-Charles, Montréal

A conductor working for Canadian National (CN) died yesterday afternoon at the Pointe-Saint-Charles rail yard in Montréal.

A Challenging Year

I would still like to wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy new year. My thoughts especially go out to all those who lost a loved one and who faced other pandemic-related challenges. Stay strong, friends! We are all in this together.

President's messages

Letters from our president, François Laporte.

Petition to the Government of Canada

We, the undersigned, Citizens of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to launch a full and independent criminal investigation into the deadly derailment of CP Train 301.

Organize Today

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International Teamsters Brotherhood members across North America

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Teamsters Canada members in all industries across Canada

Our history

For more than a century, the Teamsters Union has defended workers’ rights and helped improve their quality of life. Our success is a testament to those who came before us, who stood together to form a union and a labour movement.

Scholarships

Supporting members beyond the workplace is also part of our ongoing mission. Through these scholarships we help shape the leaders of tomorrow.

Find your local union

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Teamsters Canada Foundation

Being a Teamster is about more than grievances and collective agreements. It’s also about helping those in need, supporting communities and building up a better country.

Teamsters Canadian Pension Plan

To improve your retirement income and to make every one of your hard-earned dollars count – the TCPP is the pension plan that works.