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    Why Voting Is Crucial

    Why Voting Is Crucial Voting – something that most often take for granted. It’s known as a fundamental right of any citizen as it enables us to choose our leaders of the future. Voting is known as a basic process which keeps a nation’s governmental system working properly. It allows citizens to choose their government […]

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    Workplace Positivity

    Spreading Positivity in the Workplace I’m sure you’ve heard this everywhere, but let’s say it again: positivity boosts employee wellness. Being positive ensures you’re maintaining your health, all while becoming more involved in your work. It doesn’t matter if you are the employee or the employer, everyone has the ability to make a difference in […]

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    2018 in review - Teamsters 987

    2018 In Review

    2018 was a great year. It was a year of many changes, both provincially and federally, a year of victories, a year of disappointments, and a year of community. It would take all day for us to document every single significant experience for Teamsters 987 this year, so we thought we’d go over some of […]

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    6 free activities to do with your kids in Edmonton this August

    We’re halfway through summer, and while the kids may feel that their holiday is flying by, you may not feel the same way. Keeping the kids entertained all summer long can be draining on both your body and your bank account. Here are 6 fun and completely free activities to do with your kids in […]

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    10 Free activities to do with your kids in Calgary this summer

    It’s that time of year again! School’s out, the kids are restless, and you only have so many resources to keep them entertained. Don’t despair! Keeping the kids busy this summer doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are 10 completely free activities you can do with your kids this summer. Stampede Parade Kick off […]

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    Is LLC the Right Place for You

    Have you considered getting more involved with Teamsters 987? Are you interested in learning more about the labour movement in Canada and developing skills to help you become a better advocate for workers’ rights? If your answer to these questions is ‘yes’, then you might want to consider the Labour College of Canada. Labour College […]

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    Nafta renegotiations

    Our thoughts on the NAFTA renegotiations

    It’s been all over the news and, most likely, all over your social media newsfeeds for the past couple months. The renegotiation of NAFTA has been a hot topic across North America, and for good reason. It’s a big deal. We thought we’d provide an overview of what’s been going on during these talks. Let’s […]

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    Celebrating 75 Years of Serving Albertan Workers

    In 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was founded in order to improve working conditions for drivers and cargo handlers. In 114 years, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has grown into one of the most influential trade unions in all of North America, representing over 1.4 million members. 75 years ago, Teamster 987 was established […]

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    A Review of Canadian Labour History

    In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, we thought we’d take the time to look back at the game-changing moments in Canada’s labour history. Many life-changing moves for workers have taken place right here in Canada because of workers just like you who refused to be complacent and chose to fight for a better future. Here […]

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    4 National Parks to Visit in Alberta this Spring

    The sun is out, the grass is green and the days are getting longer. It’s finally that time of the year to start spending time in the great outdoors. In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Parks Canada has waived fees for 2017 park passes. If you’re used to paying the $20 fee to get into […]

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