Teamsters, Victims’ Families Welcome Call for Inquiry into Ponton Derailment

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and the families of the victims of the Ponton Derailment are welcoming Manitoba MP Niki Ashton’s call for an inquiry into the causes of the incident.

Strike action against CP could have an impact on commuter train services in the...

Possible strike action against Canadian Pacific (CP) could have an impact on commuter train services in the Montréal area.

Sylvain Morin is a Machine

For Sylvain Morin, a Teamster who works at CN, building the country one day at a time means raising funds for leukemia and lymphoma research

Voting Dates on CP Final Offer Now Known

The Canada Industrial Relations Board will conduct the vote on Canadian Pacific’s (CP) final offer from May 14 to May 23, union officials today learned. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) is urging their members to reject the company’s offer.

Fatal Accident on the Hudson Bay Railway

One member of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) died and another was taken to hospital in critical condition following a train derailment on the Hudson Bay Railway. Our thoughts are with the friends, families, and coworkers of the two men involved in this tragic accident...

Fatal Accident at Canadian Pacific

A train conductor employed by Canadian Pacific (CP) died as the result of a workplace accident on Monday afternoon. The accident occurred on the CP rail tracks adjacent to 9th avenue in downtown Calgary. His union, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), has been advised that a Transport Canada investigation is ongoing.

Strike action could be taken against CN as early as this Saturday

Since a recent meeting held between the parties, the union arrived at the conclusion that the rail carrier has no intention of abiding by the current collective agreement, namely with respect to fatigue management.

Negotiations at VIA Rail: The Teamsters Union and the employer have requested a conciliator

As with the negotiations with CN, Teamsters Canada Rail Conference officers’ goal is to prevent service interruptions.

CP Rail the Aggressor, Not the Victim

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) is confused at the sight of Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) publicly playing the “victim card” in current contract negotiations. The TCRC is reacting to the company’s claim that unions are attempting to take the company hostage.

TCRC, CP Reach Tentative Agreement

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), which represents the running trade employees at Canadian Pacific, has agreed to a tentative one year agreement with company, subject to ratification by the membership...