A photo of the National Day of Mourning in memory of workers died or injured on the job taken at Massey Hall Park in Ottawa. The flags represent the number of dead workers that died on the job or at work.

Teamsters Canada is working to ensure the health and safety of everyone

The fact is that 900 Canadians died on the job in 2013 alone. These unsettling statistics hide a worrisome fact: the actual number of work-related deaths is difficult to determine because workers die each year from unreported accidents.

Canadian Teamsters Raise $100,000 for IBT Disaster Relief Fund

Canadian Teamster local unions and joint councils, along with Teamsters Canada, raised over $100,000 for the Teamsters Disaster Relief Fund. The donation comes in response to three back-to-back hurricanes that hit the United States in less than a month.

Unions in Times of Uncertainty

In his Labour Day message, Teamsters Canada President Francois Laporte reflects on the importance of unions in times of uncertainty.

Two Hundred Workers at Ecco Heating Vote to Join Teamsters

Earlier this month, close to 200 workers in Calgary voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local Union 362. They are employed at Ecco Heating Products, which manufactures sheet metal for heating and HVAC systems. Welcome to the Teamster family!

Respecting Armoured Car Guards Means Respecting Trade Secrets

When talking about the armoured car industry in public, other organizations need to show more respect for trade secrets and for the safety of workers. Too much security information is being openly discussed online...

Why has the Federal Governement reduced the corporate tax rate?

Why has the Federal Governement reduced the corporate tax rate by one percent, thereby depriving itself of $2 billion annually and has cut the accessibility to E.I.? To find out, contact your local MP.

CN Rail Could Try to Provoke Strike on Tuesday

Canadian National Railway (CN) could attempt to provoke a strike on Tuesday, May 30 at 4:00 a.m. This comes after months of negotiations with some 3000 conductors, trainmen and yardmen represented by the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC)...

New NAFTA Should Follow Lead of Canadian Labour Proposal

The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to the end of round two of NAFTA renegotiations in Mexico City earlier this week...

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.