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In Memory of Brother John Holliday

August 2, 2018 – It is with great sadness that we learn of the recent passing of John Holliday, our friend and Union Brother. John recently retired after a long career at BC Rail and then CN.

Teamsters Ratify 4-Year Agreemet With CP

Laval, QC, July 20, 2018 – Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian Pacific (CP) voted 64.7% to ratify a four-year agreement covering over 3000 conductors and locomotive engineers. Approximately 25 workers of the Kootenay Valley Railway (KVR) also ratified a five-year agreement by 91.7%.

Guilty in CP Rail incident

A former manager with CP Rail has been found guilty on two counts of contravening Railway Safety Act for his role in an incident near Revelstoke in 2015.

Helping a Falsely Accused Trucker

When life throws you a curveball, it helps to have people backing you, be they friends, family or your fellow union members. Just ask Josh Alexander, a truck driver and member of Local Union 879 at Moe’s Transport in Windsor, ON.

Brother Daniel Johnson

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Brother Daniel Johnson. He was fatally injured while working as Conductor on June 23rd at CP's Bensenville Yard in Chicago. On behalf of all Teamsters Canada Rail Coference Members we would like to extend our sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.

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Arbitration

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

Union Savings

Over 1,000,000 Canadian union members have discovered the tremendous savings and discounts offered exclusively by Union Savings.

Bursaries

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