New roads open to traffic around Highway 7/Hwy. 404 interchange

Two brand new roads opened to traffic July 10 around the Hwy. 404/Highway 7 interchange to provide more transportation options for travellers. The construction of the two roads — Norman Bethune Avenue and Aristotle Avenue in the Town of Richmond Hill and the City of Markham — is part of a joint effort in York […]

Markham park to be named after CTV News icon Lloyd Robertson

You’ve seen him countless times on TV and trusted him to bring you the latest news of the day for decades. Now you can stroll and play in a park named in honour of Canadian news icon Lloyd Robertson. On Saturday, the City of Markham will open Lloyd Robertson Park to pay tribute to the […]

LAC-MÉGANTIC, Five Years Later

On July 24, 2013, I visited the Lac-Mégantic town centre. I found overwhelming sadness and sorrow, but also, a great deal of resilience. At the time, the Teamsters Union raised and provided money to the Red Cross, not only to assist this lovely small town, but also to assess the extent of the damage and […]

Teamsters Support Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs

Laval, QC, June 29, 2018 – François Laporte, the president of Teamsters Canada, today made the following statement in support of Canada’s retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods: “Teamsters Canada fully supports the actions the Trudeau Government today announced in retaliation to the Trump tariffs. These measures are a righteous defence of Canadian workers, industries, and […]

Teamsters Support Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor

Teamsters Canada is proud to support the Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor Project, a $12 billion First Nations-led pipeline and energy corridor between Fort McMurray, Alberta and Grassy Point, BC. The venture, which is endorsed by every one of the First Nations along the proposed route, would be the first indigenous-led major infrastructure project in Canadian […]