June 6, 2024

Letter from GVP David Chartrand re: possible TTC Strike

Dear TTC Board Chair and Commissioners,  On behalf of the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers members in Canada, I am writing to express my full support for the nearly 12,000 TTC workers, represented by ATU Local 113, who are currently bargaining a new collective agreement with you. Like most people in Toronto, our members rely on the TTC to get to and from work, to get their kids

60th Annual OPCM Convention a huge success

The Ontario Provincial Council of Machinists (OPCM) held their 60th Annual Convention in the Toronto area this past weekend. Conducted over the weekend of 31 May – 02 June, the Convention highlighted issues important to many IAM members and workers in general. Since the inaugural OPCM held its first annual Convention in 1964, the face and the shape of the conventions have undergone a dramatic transformation. Many speakers and participants