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The TCRC Remembers

This country was founded by, fought for, and is comprised of the working men and women who are the real backbone of Canada. This year, in appreciation for all of our Veterans, the TCRC would like to remember and share the story of the heroic efforts of Private James Peter Robertson.

The Yummiest Fatigue Fighter!

October 31, 2018 – Clinton Marquardt - Fatigue Specialist: For me, using caffeine as a fatigue prevention strategy or a fatigue countermeasure is a no-brainer. But for many people and organizations starting the journey into fatigue management, it takes a mental shift to see it the same as I do.  I think part of this comes from the tight link between caffeine and coffee.  Most people drink coffee for pleasure. So caffeine becomes synonymous with coffee. 

Mom of man killed in train derailment speaks out

October 28, 2018 – Last month, a fellow Teamster was involved in a train derailment. Reports say he bled to death over nine and a half hours, while waiting for help. Last night, his mother spoke out to CTV and asked why paramedics never got to her son.

Mother of man who died in northern Manitoba train derailment speaks out

October 28, 2018 – The mother of the man who died following a train derailment in northern Manitoba last month is speaking out about the emergency response to the crash while two crew members were trapped, waiting for help.

Roland Hackl CBC Interview

October 2, 2018 – Roland Hackl speaks with CBC Radio regarding the September 15th derailment near Ponton, MB that killed a conductor and left a locomotive engineer with life altering injuries.

Teamsters Request Coroner's Inquest into Death of Conductor

“Our hope is that an inquest will shed light on how this incident could have either been prevented or, at the very least, how to ensure critical medical attention could have reached these two workers sooner, easing their suffering and perhaps making it possible for a 38-year-old man to still be with us,” said Roland Hackl, Vice-President of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC).

Fatal Accident on the Hudson Bay Railway

Laval, Qc, September 16, 2018 – 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.

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