Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $10,000 to St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation

The Teamsters Canada Foundation donated $10,000 to the St. Michaels Hospital Foundation earlier this summer.

Canada Day

This year’s Canada Day celebrations will take a particular turn given the pandemic. We are not yet out of the woods. While provinces are reopening, we must all avoid large gatherings and continue to be vigilant.

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.

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $5,000 to Parados Women’s Shelter

The Teamsters Canada Foundation donated $5,000 to the Parados women’s shelter 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.

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $15,000 to Accueil Bonneau

The Teamsters Canada Foundation donated $15,000 to Accueil Bonneau last Tuesday. The president of Teamsters Canada and of the Teamsters Canada Foundation, François Laporte, as well as the president of Teamsters Québec, Alain Michaud, presented the cheque.

The Teamsters Canada Foundation donates $20,000 to Moisson Québec

Today, the Teamsters Canada Foundation donated $20,000 to Moisson Québec. The president of Teamsters Canada and of the Teamsters Canada Foundation, François Laporte, as well as the president of Teamsters Québec, Alain Michaud, presented the cheque.

Emergency Aid Should Extend to New Moms

Teamsters Canada is calling on Ottawa to support women who give birth during the pandemic and cannot receive maternity or parental benefits.

Ottawa Needs to Thank Truck Drivers

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on all sectors of activity. Nurses, orderlies, cashiers and a few other trades were rightly thanked in a number of ways. However, I feel it is more than time to thank the truck drivers for the discreet but critical work.

What would our lives be like if there were no truck drivers?

Right from the start of the coronavirus outbreak, there have been waves of accolades for nurses, personal care workers, cashiers, and workers in other trades – and rightly so. One blind spot in our collective view of the situation, though, has been the necessary but unnoticed contribution, every day, by men and women truck drivers.

Remembering Brother Val Neal

We learned with regret and sadness that Brother Val Neal passed away from COVID-19 a few days ago.