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Francois Laporte

International Vice President, Canada; President of Teamsters Canada


François Laporte joined the Teamsters in 1985, first with Local 1999 and Joint Council 91, and went on to hold different positions, including Communication Specialist, Organizer, Director of Government Affairs and Union Representative. Since 2000, François has served as the Assistant to the President of Teamsters Canada. At the regional level, he gained comprehensive union experience while sitting on the Executive Board of Teamsters Locals 931, 1998 and 106, and while serving as Union Representative for Peerless Clothing employees.

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