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New Molson Plant: Melançon Must Show Leadership

Laval, March 14, 2018 — In the wake of breweries’ shift towards cans in recent years, and following the end of the Recyc-Québec agreement two years ago, Teamsters Local Union 1999 made representations to the previous Environment Minister, David Heurtel. Since the arrival of Minister Isabelle Melançon, we haven’t heard a peep.     

Trudeau budget

Laval, February 27, 2018 – Teamsters Canada is satisfied with the Trudeau Government’s third budget. The union is pleased that the government is taking small steps toward creating a national pharmacare program.

2017 crossing collision

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada  released today its investigation report (R17H0015) on a collision between a school bus and a train at a railway crossing near Colborne, Ontario.


guilty pleas in Lac-Mégantic

Montreal Maine & Atlantic Canada Co. (MMAC) was found guilty of unlawfully depositing or permitting the deposit of a deleterious substance, to wit: crude oil, in water frequented by fish, namely Mégantic Lake and/or Chaudière River.


The lengthy trial highlighted major shortcomings in the rail industry and the Teamsters believe it is now time for Transport Canada to act decisively to ensure the safety of the general public and of workers.


Together we will continue to fight for the rights of workers through the legislative framework in Canada, through the negotiated Agreements in place.

CLC Scholarship

The Canadian Labour Congress Young Workers Program and the United Way Centraide are pleased to present the first annual Post-Secondary Scholarship.


This page provides information on bursaries and other financial offers available to Teamsters Canada Rail Conference members as well as members’ families.

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