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Toronto – April 19, 2017 – UFCW Canada's groundbreaking online education program, webCampus, is launching a brand new course for the month of May.
Drummondville, Que. – April 18, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 500 members working at Ferme des Voltigeurs in Drummondville, Quebec have ratified a new collective agreement.
Today, lab technologists and technicians from Westman Lab held a lunch-hour information picket outside the Brandon Regional Health Centre in order to send a clear message to the Provincial government: recruitment and retention issues at the lab are threatening diagnostic services for Western Manitobans.
Toronto – April 17, 2017 – UFCW Canada members and allies from across the country are raving about the union's groundbreaking online education program, webCampus, which offers free online courses to all UFCW Canada members, their families, and our community partners.
There are over 1.2 million lab tests performed on a daily basis in Canada. That would work out to approximately one test done every day for every person living in the province of Manitoba. Laboratory tests are valuable tools regularly used by physicians to diagnose, monitor and treat patients. Each test provides vital information that guides medical decisions. For more information please visit the Medical Laboratory Professionals website or the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science website.
Ottawa – April 15, 2017 – UFCW Canada was recently invited to make recommendations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women, which is currently examining how to improve women’s economic security in Canada and ensure the equal participation of women in the Canadian economy.