Brothers and Sisters, We would like to share service information for Brother Daniel Robert Waldenberger-Bulmer and Brother Dylan Paradis. We are not yet aware of service dates for Brother Andrew Dockrell. When we learn more we will share the details.
Calgary, February 8, 2019 – Teamsters are applauding Transport Canada’s order that all railway companies must use handbrakes when trains are stopped on a mountain grade after an emergency use of their air brakes. The order comes after a deadly Canadian Pacific (CP) train derailment between Field, BC and Calgary which cost the lives of three railroaders, all members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC).
Our thought and prayers go to our Brothers’ families and friends who are going through the most difficult of times. Below is a go fund me link to support our Brothers’ families. Please join me, as many of you already have, in donating what you can.
Calgary, AB, February 4, 2019 – Three members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have died as a result of a major Canadian Pacific (CP) train derailment. The accident occurred at approximately 1 a.m. Mountain Time between Field, BC and Calgary, AB.
CALGARY, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced its fourth-quarter results, including revenues of $2.0 billion, an operating ratio of 56.5 percent and record operating income of $874 million(1). Fourth-quarter diluted earnings per share ("EPS") decreased 43 percent to $3.83 from $6.77, however, adjusted diluted EPS rose 41 percent to a new quarterly record of $4.55 from $3.22 a year ago.
Laval, QC, January 22, 2019 – Teamsters are disappointed that the new food guide minimizes the role of milk products. Milk and dairy products can be a healthy part of any diet. Moreover, the evidence that went into the new food guide comes disproportionately from U.S. government dietary guidelines, which have been deemed to “lack scientific rigour” by the National Academies of Science.
CALGARY, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE: CP) is proud of its service performance in Vancouverand takes great exception to being included in a far-reaching Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) "investigation into possible freight rail service issues in the Vancouver area."
Toronto, January 10, 2019 – Teamsters Canada, the country’s largest transportation union, is slamming the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) proposal to bring in foreign workers to fill a shortage of drivers in the trucking industry. They should instead be focusing on significantly improving drivers’ wages and working conditions to attract more people to the profession.
CP Rail and members of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) continue their investigations into what prompted a freight train to unexpectedly stop on Thursday, a move that sent 15 cars off the track.
CBC News · Posted: Jan 03, 2019 3:00 PM CT – No injuries or dangerous goods spilled after 2 locomotives, 8 cars derail, CN spokesperson says.
December 21, 2018 / Ottawa, Ontario / Government of Canada - Transport Canada recognizes that fatigue must be addressed in all modes of transportation and is committed to doing all it can to protect the safety of Canadians.
Kathleen Harris, Hannah Thibedeau · CBC News · Posted: Dec 12, 2018 — Transport Canada has laid out stricter safety rules meant to ensure pilots are well rested and alert on the job, but Air Canada pilots say they're profoundly disappointed with the "substandard" regulations.Click here to view our New Archives page...
Together we will continue to fight for the rights of workers through the legislative framework in Canada, through the negotiated Agreements in place.
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This page provides information on bursaries and other financial offers available to Teamsters Canada Rail Conference members as well as members’ families.