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Brother Bill Grant

Brother Grant was a very well-respected Conductor who served our members for many years as Local Chairman. He was a union leader who always stepped up without hesitation. He fought with grit and tenacity for our rights. You didn't have to guess where he stood on an issue, he always made that crystal clear.
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Brother Garth Harrison

Sisters & Brothers, It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Brother Garth Harrison. Brother Harrison was a very well respected Conductor who retired from CP after 35 years of service. He is remembered fondly by all of us who had the good fortune of having worked with him. On behalf of the members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Division 295 we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the Harrison family.  
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Brother Mac Allen

Brothers and Sisters, Sadly, Harold Mac Allen has passed away January 27, 2020. Mac was always ready to be involved in the training of locomotive engineers. His kind and gentle manner influenced everyone who had the opportunity to work with him.
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Dan Chehowy's Last Trip!

December 15th 2019 - Brother Dan Chehowy made his final run today from Smiths Falls to Toronto with Conductor Mike Fehrenbach. Brother Chehowy retires with 38 years of service the Running Trades.
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Chris Nycz's Last Trip!

December 3rd 2019 - Brother Chris Nycz made his final run on train 119 from Smiths Falls to Toronto with Conductor Tony Klothos & Engineer Trainee Robyn Brown. Brother Nycz hired on at CP in April of 1987 in the Running Trades.  
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Dan Henderson's Last Trip!

November 17th 2019 - After 30 years of service Brother Dan Henderson made his final run on train 112 from Toronto to Smiths Falls with Engineer Casey Wynne. Brother Henderson will be missed by all of us who were fortunate enough to have worked with him.  
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Joe Nadeau's Last Trip!

November 17th 2019 - Brother Joe Nadeau made his final run on F55 with Conductor Adonis Villeneuve. Upon arrival at Smiths Falls Joe was met by many family members, friends and co-workers. 
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Mississauga Miracle

November 2nd 2019 - Remembering the disaster that forced 240,000 people to flee. New exhibit honours 40th anniversary of Canada's largest peacetime evacuation. Emergency crews eventually put out the fires and then patched a rupture in the chlorine tanker car. Once the chemicals were pumped out, the first families were allowed to return to their homes. After six days, the last of the evacuation orders were lifted.
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Ken Stuart's Trip!

November 2nd 2019 - After 31 years at CP Brother Ken Stuart worked his last trip from Mactier on October 31st at 23:00 & he was off duty in Toronto at 07:25 on November 1st. Ken worked train 420-30 with Conductor Brent Grossett & Conductor Trainee Aaron Gibbons.
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Brother John Maloney

Sisters and Brothers, It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of John Maloney on Thursday August 22, 2019 at the age of 78. Brother Maloney was a very well respected Conductor who retired with 35 years of service. He is remembered fondly by all of us who had the good fortune of having worked with him.
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Brother Dave Hart

Sisters and Brothers, It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dave Hart. Brother Hart was a very well respected Conductor who retired from CP after many years of service. He is remembered fondly by all of us who had the good fortune of having worked with him. On behalf of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference we extend our sincere condolences to the Hart family, we share your loss.
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Brother Blythe Sexsmith

Sisters & Brothers, As many of you know Brother Sexsmith recently passed on. On behalf of Division 295 we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the Sexsmith family. We share your pain and loss.

There is a celebration of life planned on Sunday June 23rd. Due to the significant amount of people that wish to attend space is limited. The details are contained below in a message from Blythe's son.
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TCRC National Newsletter

The past five months have been a tremendous challenge dealing with both the accomplishments and tragedies our Union has experienced. Our VP Dave McCulloch and myself attended the funeral services for our Brothers who perished in the Field British Columbia accident. A short update on the Field catastrophe is contained in the body of this newsletter.  
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Appeal of Phil Levy

The promise to make a witness available and then withdrawing that undertaking at the investigative hearing in my view undermines the integrity of the investigative process envisioned by this Office and amounts to a breach of the due process requirement for a “fair and impartial investigation” under article 70 of the collective agreement. As a result, the discipline imposed on the grievor on September 15, 2018 when his employment was terminated is declared to be void ab initio.
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Garth Baker's Last Trip!

Brother Garth Baker recently worked his last trip into Mactier! Brother Baker's friendship will be missed by all of us who were fortunate enough to have worked with him.
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