When labour challenges undermine our quality of life, lobbyists play an important role in making things right. Some government policies can threaten workers’ rights and lobbyists work to change and influence those policies, so that our workers have a voice. They also raise public awareness to issues affecting our labour force and confront these changes at higher levels.

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Teamsters Support Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor

Teamsters Canada is proud to support the Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor Project, a $12 billion First Nations-led pipeline and energy corridor between Fort McMurray, Alberta and Grassy Point, BC.

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.

Think Global, Act Local

Teamsters Canada participates at the international level fighting for global labour rights to further protect Teamsters’ rights in Canada.

Making it Mandatory

In September 2015, Teamsters Canada launched a national social media campaign called Make It Mandatory to convince Parliament to make mental health awareness and support mandatory in the workplace.

A Resolution on Mental Health

This week, we’re attending the 28th convention of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) in Toronto. The CLC is an umbrella group for Canada’s unions,...

Teamsters Canada Lobbyists

Phil Benson


National Political Action Coordinator
Representative - The Canadian Trucking Ressources Council
2439 Orient Park Drive,
Gloucester, on K1B 4M9
613 292-9786

Ken Deptuck


National Advisor
1-2775 lancaster Road,
Ottawa, ON K1B 4V8
613 798-3012

Stéphane Lacroix


Director of Communications and Public Affairs (Québec)
Teamsters Canada
400-1750 Maurice-Gauvin, Laval, QC H7S 1Z5
514 226-6002

Christopher Monette


Director of Public Affairs
Teamsters Canada
400-1750 Maurice-Gauvin, Laval, QC H7S 1Z5
514 226-6002