British Columbia

Browse Teamsters Canada news in British Columbia and about Local Unions 31, 155, 213 and 464 here.

Canada Mustn’t Cave to NAFTA Bullying

The following is a statement from Teamsters Canada President François Laporte on the ongoing North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations...

Community Benefit Agreements Lead to Better Jobs, More Opportunities in BC

Teamsters support B.C.’s new approach to construction work. It gives workers and the community just as much importance as employers and government interests. That is crucial when it comes to projects paid for by our tax dollars.

Teamsters Ratify 4-Year Agreement with CP

Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian Pacific (CP) voted to ratify a four-year agreement covering over 3000 conductors and locomotive engineers. Workers at the Kootenay Valley Railway (KVR) also ratified a five-year agreement...
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...

Teamsters Support Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor

Teamsters Canada is proud to support the Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor Project, a $12 billion First Nations-led pipeline and energy corridor between Fort McMurray, Alberta and Grassy Point, BC.

Is the brewing industry going flat?

June 12 and 13, 2018, the union representatives of thousands of brewery workers met in Edmonton to discuss the issues and challenges facing their members in all parts of Canada.

We Will Never Forget

Six 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 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.

Teamsters Raise Over $1 Million in Support of United Way Community Work

I am honoured to grant Teamsters Canada and its members the “2017 Thanks a Million” award for raising over $1 million in support of the community work carried out by Centraide/United Way.

Safety of Road Users Dominates Discussions at CCMTA

The annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) came to a close last Wednesday. The CCMTA is responsible for the coordination, administration, regulation and control of road transportation and road safety across the country.