Some 170 Molson workers to lose their job

The Teamsters Union has learned that 170 workers at the Molson plant on Notre-Dame Street and at the distribution centre on Dickson Street in Montreal will lose their jobs when operations are transferred to the new plant on the South Shore in the fall of 2021.

Fatal Accident at Greater Vancouver Terminal

Sadly, we received the news yesterday that Brother Jasvinder Riar, while at work as a Yard Conductor in Thornton Yard in the Greater Vancouver Terminal, was fatally injured in the performance of his duties.

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.

40th anniversary of the Prairie Steel Gang tragedy

During the afternoon of May 28, 1980, the Canadian Pacific, along with the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way, were shocked, shaken and silenced to discover a bus loaded with Engineering Services employees known as the “Prairie Steel Gang,” was involved in a horrific three-vehicle accident.

Local Union 855 will also donate $4,000 on behalf of the Teamsters Canada Foundation...

Agropur stewards Adrian Payne and Jeff Chaytor, as well as Connie Fewer and Trish Knight, respectively vice-president and secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local Union 855, visited the Single Parents Association (SPAN) with their third donation of dairy products for 2020.

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!