Tell the Government of Canada to Protect Supply Management!

President Trump continues to bully Canada to give ground on dairy, so that American farmers can export more American milk to Canada...

Lac-Mégantic: Three Years Already

The Lac-Mégantic derailment that occurred three years ago has left an indelible mark on the history of our country. The tragedy that took the lives of 47 people and virtually destroyed the downtown core...

Shock and Sadness

As the spokesperson for Canada’s Teamsters, I would like to express our shock and sadness over the senseless violence gripping the United States. Unfortunately, our union was not sparred from the bloodshed. Last...

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.

Teamsters Pleased That the TSB Formally Recognized Crew Fatigue

The Transportation Safety Board released their Watchlist today. The Watchlist identifies key safety issues aimed at improving safety in Canada’s transportation system. The ten-item list identifies four issues specific to railway operations. Notable changes include the removal of railway crossing safety and the addition of worker fatigue for train crews.

Labour Day Message from François Laporte

Today, we come together to celebrate and honour the victories that workers and their unions have made and continue to make.

Nice Attack

Today, our sadness is only surpassed by our solidarity with the French people. Yesterday's attack was as terrible as it was unbelievable. As the representative of Canada's over 120 000 Teamsters, I would...

Death of Brother Jean-Guy Levesque, former president of Local Union 106

As some of you may already know, we recently learnt with great sadness of the death of Brother Jean-Guy Levesque, former president of Local Union 106 and happy Teamster retiree. He passed away on May 26, at the venerable age of 85.

UPS Negotiations in the United States

As a UPS Canada worker, you may be wondering about what the recent UPS ratification vote in the United States means for you.

Teamsters at CP Vote to Authorize Strike Action

Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian Pacific (CP) have voted by a margin of 94.2% to authorize strike action. Some 3000 conductors and locomotive engineers could go on strike as early as 0:01 am on April 21, 2018.