Victoria Street Manor Workers Join Teamsters

The staff holds a deep respect and admiration for the residents under their care. It’s time their employer showed some appreciation – especially since improving working conditions in retirement homes usually leads to improved conditions for residents.

Keep Dairy “off the table” in Trans-Pacific Partnership

Laval, May 9, 2013 -- Teamsters Canada represents dairy industry workers throughout the supply chain. Our Locals in Calgary, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver represent more than 6000 dairy industry workers. It is on their...

2013 IBT Women’s Conference – Canadian Workshop

On September 20, Canadian members participated in their very own workshop during this year’s International Brotherhood of Teamsters Women’s Conference. More than 75 women Teamsters held discussions, laughed and worked on issues that concern them...

Celebrating the Life of Brother Joe Contardi

Brother Joe Contardi, a dedicated Teamster and lifelong member of Local Union 879, died peacefully in his sleep on the night of August 28, 2017. He was 88 years old. Joe’s life and career as...

Propane Shortage Appears Largely Manufactured by CN

The widely reported propane shortage in Ontario and Québec appears to be largely manufactured by Canadian National Railway (CN).
Piquets de grève Demix Agrégats Juillet 2020

Workers at Demix Aggregates on Strike

The 15 or so workers at the plant voted 100% in favour of strike action on June 22 after voting unanimously to reject the employer’s latest offers, which they considered insulting...

Nathaly Guillemette Elected VP of Québec Federation of Labour

Sister Nathaly Guillemette from Teamsters Canada has been elected vice-president – women on the executive board of the Québec Federation of Labour (QFL), a decision-making body also known as the “bureau.”

CP Rail Spirit Train

WINNIPEG, May 9, 2008 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX News Network) Canadian Pacific (TSX/NYSE: CP) today announced it will launch a mobile ambassador for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Canadian Pacific Spirit Train...

Teamsters Save Jobs at Loomis

News of the Drummondville terminal’s closure was extremely troubling for the owner-operators who work there and who are members of Teamsters Local Union 931. After discussions, the twelve jobs will be maintained and some of the drivers’ routes will instead be transferred to Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke.
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...