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Teamsters in Québec Raise $50,000 for Camp Papillon

Every year, the camp plays host to nearly 700 children with disabilities by giving them the opportunity to participate in outdoor life in a safe space. The camp also allows parents of disabled children to take a break from a busy life.
Francois Laporte President Teamsters Canada

2016 In Review: Present On All Fronts

Your union was present on all fronts this past year. Just as for the many collective agreements renewed, the bargaining at UPS mobilized local union stewards and representatives all across the country. Solid collective...

Ontario Teamsters Raise $105,000 for Variety Village, the Children’s Charity

Teamsters in Ontario raised $105,000 for Variety Village, a children’s charity dedicated to making a profound difference across Ontario in the spirits and lives of young people with disabilities and their families. “Well, once again...

Teamsters Welcome New Deal on CPP

The Teamsters Union, which represents 120,000 members across the country, welcomes the news of a breakthrough agreement to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). The new agreement is the first significant increase in CPP...

100th Anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike

On May 15, 1919, over 35,000 Winnipeg public and private workers united to send a clear message to employers and to governments: they would strike in order to win better wages and the right to collective bargaining...

Labour Day Message from President François Laporte

Labour Day is more than just a day off. It is, first and foremost, a time to reflect on the big union battles waged before our time… and those that we are still fighting today.

Teamsters Welcome New Labour Minister

The Teamsters Union, which represents over 115,000 workers across the country, is congratulating Patricia Hajdu on her appointment as minister of Labour. Ms. Hajdu is taking over from MaryAnn Mihychuk. “We’re hoping to meet with Ms. Hajdu as soon as possible in order to continue the constructive dialogue we established with the outgoing minister,” explained Francois Laporte, the President of Teamsters Canada.

Legislative Action

These meetings will happen regularly in order to gauge progress and adapt to the new sets of challenges that our 120 000 members face every day.

Sale of Rona to Lowe’s is Raising Concerns

Managers at Lowe's need to know that we'll be very vigilant regarding the 2,000 Teamster jobs at Rona, warns Serge Bérubé.

Donation to the Northern Lights Health Foundation

Working with other unions under the umbrella of the General Presidents’ Maintenance Committee for Canada (GPMC/NMC), we're proud to report that we helped raised $300,000 for the Northern Lights Health Foundation. The Northern Lights Health Foundation serves to inspire philanthropy and secure funds to improve health and promote wellness in the Wood Buffalo region...