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Using the ATU Canada Gender Equity Report as a launching point for conversation, ATU Canada Organizer Madelin Burt-D’Agnillo will guide delegates through the Report’s findings, p

There has never been a time when the fight for public transit has been more urgent and central to the public good.

In 2018 Local 1722 had the privilege of hosting the ATU Can-Am Conference in Kelowna, British Columbia - located in the picturesque Okanagan Valley.

The Eastern Canadian Joint Conference – The Forerunner of the Can-Am 

The formulation of the Can-Am Conference was preceded by the Eastern Canadian Joint Council (ECJC), which included all locals in Ontario primarily, east to Halifax and St. John's as well as Local 1505 in Winnipeg. Starting in 1971, it was a two-day conference with a moderate agenda, with reports from participating Locals.  In and around 1991, it was decided that the ECJC had outlived its usefulness and was dissolved. 

From the Desk of the President

March 15, 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Assaults on transit workers, a disturbing and violent trend across the U.S. and Canada. Share this video and take action to help at www.atu.org/stoptransitassaults

Women’s History Month: Josephine Casey, ATU’s first female local officer and convention delegate

In the last year, SafeTrack has inconvenienced riders, workers and taxpayers.   Now, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has announced that the budget for SafeTrack will cost another $40 million dollars, begging the question: where is the additional $40 Million going to come from?