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Teamsters Canada Member Scholarship
The Teamsters Canada Member Scholarship was specifically created for eligible members who wish to continue their education in their current field or expand into a different industry. Our scholarships are meant to help our members afford tuition for post-secondary institutions and certificate programs.
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Labour Day Events 2016
September 5, 2016.
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General President Candidates Forum Live
Watch LIVE at https://facebook.com/teamsters or www.teamsters.org. The internet audience will be able to submit questions that may be posed to the candidates during the Forum.
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Canada needs further rail safety reforms: Editorial
“The reality is that in this country we transport a huge amount by rail — hundreds of billions of dollars worth a year,” Transport Minister Marc Garneau told reporters earlier this week. “And you can’t do everything in one shot.”
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Keystone’s death could mean record oil revival for Canadian railways 
Keystone was the great hope for opening U.S. markets further to Canadian crude. Now that it’s dead, the railways are going to make not just a comeback, but transport more oil than ever before.
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Ottawa to accelerate tank car phase out  
Ottawa will retire the older DOT-111 rail tanker cars — the ones involved in the deadly Lac-Megantic tragedy — several months earlier than planned, The Canadian Press has learned.
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Four major trade unions back Energy East pipeline, citing jobs  
Four major trade unions have joined forces with TransCanada Corp. to push the proposed Energy East oil pipeline as a "nation-building" exercise.
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Lac-Mégantic is a failure in regulation. We're still failing
Canadian Pacific continues to deny any responsibility for its role in the disaster, and thus civil actions will continue…likely for years.
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Former Wellington West adviser fined $100K
Staying with the CN pension might have been a wiser thing to do, Conrad admitted..
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CP layoffs: Transport Canada must assume its responsibilities
On the eve of the commemoration of the Lac-Mégantic disaster, the Teamsters Union summons Transport Canada to take prompt action before it is too late.
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