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.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #2

With pandemic restrictions on travel and gatherings being relaxed across the country, we are pleased to announce that negotiations with UPS Canada are set to begin.

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.

Fatal Accident at CN in British Columbia

A Canadian National (CN) conductor was fatally injured yesterday afternoon while working just outside of a rail yard in Prince Rupert, B.C. The worker was a man in his thirties who had been with the company since 2018. His name is not being released.

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.

We Will Never Forget

Eight years ago today, tragedy struck our sisters and brothers at G4S. While performing a routine cash service at the University of Alberta’s HUB Mall, Travis Baumgartner fatally shot three of his coworkers, Eddie Rejano, Brian Ilesic and Michelle Shegelski. A fourth, Matthew Schuman, was rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds to the head.

Teamsters Canada Foundation donates $30,000 to BC charities

The Teamsters Canada Foundation is donating $30,000 to three British Columbia charities: the Potluck Café Society, Quest Outreach Society and Union Gospel Mission.

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.

A Major Victory for Injured Truck Drivers

Teamsters Local Union 31 recently won an important victory for injured workers, especially truck drivers.