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December 21, 2021

Nobody saw a global pandemic coming for 2020 and nobody expected us to still be dealing with it through the end of 2021.

December 17, 2021

Teamsters Local Union No.

November 19, 2021

Click here to view the results of the IBT Election. 

September 29, 2021

A Nation remains divided regarding the effects of the Residential Schools Program perpetrated on our neighbours in the Indigenous community, but it appears that we may have turned a corner on this

September 15, 2021

Teamsters Local Union No. 464 is proud to announce Morgan Flamand, a relative of member Brad Flamand, has been selected as a $1,000.00 James R.

September 3, 2021

Through unforeseen challenges, time and again, our Teamsters Local 464 Brothers and Sisters have continued to provide their employers and community with skill, quality and professionalism.

September 1, 2021

President of Teamsters Canada, François Laporte, has a message for members regarding the upcoming Federal Election.  Most importantly, he wants members to exercise their right to vote.   

August 24, 2021

Together, Joint Council No. 36 and Teamsters Canada have contributed $40,000 to the Canadian Red Cross for wildfire relief, in British Columbia. 

 

August 20, 2021

Use the following link to view PDF.

 

IBT - Notice of Election

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Testimonial

“They have demonstrated the dedication and leadership that
our Local requires. They have always provided sound counsel, support, and frank
discussion on matters involving the members, contract negotiations and our
Local.“ 

- Bruce Tillapaugh –Shop Steward. Island Farms, Victoria

For 35 years I have been a Teamster and a Dairyworker, I was a young kid needing a job in tough economic times. I found a place to work and make a living, I learned to work together with others having varying and different backgrounds than my own.

Much has changed for me personally and professionally, I got married to my beautiful wife of almost 25 years and we have raised two amazing children, both of whom are presently studying abroad. Both of my children were recipients of Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Funding.

So much of my success I can credit to having a well paying union job. The Teamsters have been a great union for me, negotiating strong collective agreements that held good wage and benefit packages as well as the cornerstone beliefs of seniority and workers’ rights. The Teamsters gave me a good wage and a voice.

I have always been an active Teamster, and now I sit on Local 464's Executive Board.

There can be a great degree of personal feelings when the word union is mentioned, but so often I look at professional associations and realize the name may be different, but the thought is the same...strength in numbers.

As I get toward the end of my career, I look forward to the thought of receiving the Teamsters Canada Pension Plan, and I am so grateful for the belief others had before me that Teamsters deserved a good and decent retirement...thank you.

Drew


- Drew Speirs

"I was employed for many years at a Teamster company that was shut down due to the economy. Because of my age, I was worried about starting over. Bobby, Bob and Paul not only negotiated a much better severance package than was in the contract, but they also went the extra mile and got me on at one of their other companies with an even better contract.They continued to help me even though it wasn't their job to."

- Armando Borean