François Laporte, president of Teamsters Canada, spoke at the Quebec Energy Association’s convention which ended today. He pledged the union’s support for energy projects that create good jobs.
Being a Teamster is about more than negotiating collective agreements and taking care of grievances. It’s also about building up our communities and lending a hand to those in need. That’s why...
As president of Teamsters Canada, I encourage all members of our union to go out and vote. Our democracy depends on it, and so do the interests of all Teamsters and workers. Politicians simply don’t listen to those who can’t be bothered to take 20 minutes to cast a ballot on October 21 or on any of the advance polling days.
Teamsters have a new home in Canada! Earlier this month, the new Teamsters Canada National Office was dedicated in Laval, Québec. From left to right: Ken Hall, François...
The 2019 Teamsters Women’s Conference kicked off today in Montreal. Over 1,200 Teamsters from across North America are in town for the three-day annual event, which provides the opportunity for empowerment and education for women in our union.
To date, Hurricane Matthew has taken a major death toll in Haiti (the exact numbers were not known at the time this was written) and the situation looks dire for this island and many neighboring countries of the Greater Antilles. François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, is appealing to Canadians to come to the aid of the victims of this natural disaster by making donations to the Canadian Red Cross.
Teamsters Canada has been advocating for concrete action in the field for decades now. I’ve always believed we have to adopt significant measures and take strong action to get positive results for our members and for all Canadians.
Teamsters Canada is satisfied with the Trudeau Government’s third budget. The union is pleased that the government is taking small steps toward creating a national pharmacare program. However, the government should increase infrastructure investments in coming budgets, and do more to help Canadians through the coming wave of automation and technological changes.