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.

Teamsters Canada Foundation donates $8,000 to Food Banks of Saskatchewan

The Teamsters Canada Foundation is donating $8,000 to Food Banks of Saskatchewan.

Teamsters Canada Foundation donates $8,000 to Winnipeg Harvest

The Teamsters Canada Foundation is donating $8,000 to a charity in Manitoba: Winnipeg Harvest.

Teamsters Call for Gate Gourmet to Restore Medical Benefit Coverage for Laid-Off Employees

Gate Gourmet Canada has cut off the medical benefits for most employees supporting the Pearson International Airport location. The Union representing these workers, who were laid off as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, criticizes the Gate Gourmet for their decision and their lack of support for employees and their families during this difficult time.

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $8,000 to Food Banks Alberta

The Teamsters Canada Foundation is donating $8,000 to Food Banks Alberta.

Teamsters Canada steps up to help food bank… again

Remember the 35 tons of food delivered to a food bank in Wood Buffalo, which was flooded in April? Well, the Local Union 362 truck that made this essential delivery was stolen about 10 days ago! The only thing the thieves left behind was the trailer!

Outaouais School Board says no to Protective Partitions on School Buses

According to information obtained by the Teamsters Union, the Commission scolaire des Portages de l'Outaouais would refuse to allow the school bus carrier Autobus Campeau to equip its buses with a flexible protective partitions, as recommended by CNESST.

The Teamsters Welcome the Federal Government’s $4 Billion Bonus

Low-income workers considered essential in the fight against COVID-19 will see their wages increased as a result of a $4 billion federal-provincial agreement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed today.

Mental health more important than ever

With the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health must be, more than ever, at the centre of the concerns of unions, businesses and governments.