CP and TCRC Agree to Enter into Binding Arbitration 

In a news release to CP customers from Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer John Brooks, it was announced that CP and TCRC – Train and Engine Negotiating Committee have reached agreement to enter into binding arbitration.  Release Highlights:   CP will immediately begin to execute a safe and structured start-up of its train operations in…

CP issues 72-hour notice to lock-out TCRC-Train & Engine employees

Please find the latest updates below on the CP-TCRC situation.   Read the full notice from CP here.  Release Highlights:   CP has issued 72-hour notice to the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) of its plan to lock-out employees at 00:01 a.m. ET on Sunday, March 20, 2022 if the union leadership and the company are unable…

CP Provides Update on Collective Bargaining with the TCRC as of March 14

CP has been meeting with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and federal mediators throughout the past weekend in the hope of achieving a negotiated settlement and averting a work stoppage. Those negotiations are continuing in Calgary, but positions remain far apart.  Last month, members of TCRC, which represents approximately 3000 of CP’s locomotive engineers…

Possible Strike – Union Members at Canadian Pacific Railway

Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) voted 96.7% to go on strike starting just after midnight EST on March 16 should talks fail between TCRC and Canadian Pacific Railway, according to a release. The potential strike would affect more than 3000 locomotive engineers, conductors, trainpersons and yard persons working at CP.   The Federal…

Reminder: CBSA Confirms Transition to Single-Window Requirements on August 17, 2020

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has confirmed its intent to decommission certain legacy electronic cargo release options in favor of those required under its Single-Window Initiative (SWI) program. This decommissioning process was previously delayed from April 2020 due to considerations around the COVID-19 health emergency. Effective August 17, 2020, Canadian imports regulated or co-regulated by…

CP Rail reaches tentative deal with Teamsters union, ending strike

Source: CIFFA Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) reached a tentative four-year agreement on Wednesday afternoon, ending a strike that started at 10:00 pm ET on Tuesday. Details of the agreement will be presented to the TCRC membership for ratification. Ratification votes will take place over the coming months once…