UFCW Canada

Western Canada session ends another successful season for YIP

Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. – August 21, 2017 – The latest and final session of the 2017 UFCW Canada Young-Workers Internship Program (YIP) recently took place in Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, where 20 young UFCW Canada members from across Alberta and British Columbia gathered for a week of dynamic learning and hands-on training.

By the Numbers: Growing income inequality in Ontario

Toronto – August 19, 2017 – A new economic report authored by the Canadian Centre of Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveals that low-income families in Ontario are earning less than they were in 2000, while richer families have seen their income grow in the same time span.   

International Youth Day – August 12

Toronto – August 10, 2017 – Around the world, August 12 is recognized annually as International Youth Day, an event established in 2000 as a means of raising awareness of the issues affecting young people globally.