A Day of Mourning Like No Other

This year, the National Day of Mourning takes on a special meaning. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused countless work-related death across the country.

Ontario Teamsters Call for Paid Sick Time for all Essential Workers

As the continued level of crisis continues with the current state of COVID-19 I am writing to you to share a deep concern of our labour union as it relates to our members on what should be considered a basic human right, government paid time away from work when sick.

Teamsters Canada Pleased with Direction of Federal Budget

The national president of Teamsters Canada, François Laporte, made the following comments regarding today’s federal budget: “I am relieved that Ottawa continues to support workers and reject the politics of austerity. Since the beginning of the pandemic, government spending has been the only thing keeping millions of Canadians afloat. To abandon Canadians at this critical juncture would be cruel and utterly senseless.

President's messages

Letters from our president, François Laporte.

Sign the Petitions for Justice on the Railroad

The Teamsters are supporting two petitions to obtain justice for rail workers and to reform private rail policing.

Organize Today

Thinking of joining a union? Here is how we can help.


International Teamsters Brotherhood members across North America


Teamsters Canada members in all industries across Canada

Our history

For more than a century, the Teamsters Union has defended workers’ rights and helped improve their quality of life. Our success is a testament to those who came before us, who stood together to form a union and a labour movement.


Supporting members beyond the workplace is also part of our ongoing mission. Through these scholarships we help shape the leaders of tomorrow.

Find your local union

Local unions are the heart of our organization. They are the hub where union members work together to improve overall living and working conditions.

Teamsters Canada on the web

Teamsters Canada Foundation

Being a Teamster is about more than grievances and collective agreements. It’s also about helping those in need, supporting communities and building up a better country.

Teamsters Canadian Pension Plan

To improve your retirement income and to make every one of your hard-earned dollars count – the TCPP is the pension plan that works.