British Columbia

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Teamsters Set Up Bathroom Facilities at Vancouver Ports

Teamsters Local Unions 31 and 155 have secured safe and clean washroom facilities for members and non-members alike at the ports within the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.
Francois Laporte President Teamsters Canada

Teamsters Support Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs

Teamsters Canada fully supports the actions the Trudeau Government today announced in retaliation to the Trump tariffs. These measures are a righteous defence of Canadian workers, industries, and jobs. Should the U.S. not change course, we would encourage the government to explore other retaliatory options, like expropriating American pharmaceutical patents and other intellectual property...

Think Global, Act Local

Teamsters Canada participates at the international level fighting for global labour rights to further protect Teamsters’ rights in Canada.

Successful Organizing Drive at Canada Cartage

Local Union 31 blazes an organizing trail through Yukon and British Columbia.   For over a year, Teamsters Local Union 31 has endeavoured to organize Canada Cartage System throughout British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Thanks...

Safety Before Profits

Responsible pipeline projects that create solid jobs can be a huge relief for struggling workers. That’s why we’d like to talk to you about the Project Labour Agreement (PLA) that we are seeking with...

4 Ways to Commemorate the National Day of Mourning

The latest numbers show that 905 people in Canada died in the workplace in 2016, twenty-six of whom were aged between 15 and 24 years old. That’s on top of hundreds of thousands of workplace injuries, occupational illnesses, and incidents that aren’t even reported.

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.

Teamsters Canada Denounces Trump, Fully Supports Government of Canada

Today, the Teamsters Canada Executive Board passed a resolution denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, his personal attacks against Prime Minister Trudeau and his administration’s tariffs on Canadian goods.

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is an opportunity for Teamsters Canada to reiterate its commitment and support not only to Teamster women but to women across Canada and around the world.

Teamster Heroes

Our story takes place on a rainy December night in Vancouver. Eli El-Skaf, a member of Teamsters Local Union 155, was driving his shuttle bus on the Burrard St Bridge. He had just come...