Toronto – April 29, 2017 – Asian Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the long, rich, and ever-growing history of Asian Canadians and their continuous contributions to the cultural fabric of our country.
Vancouver – April 28, 2017 – With less than two weeks left in the British Columbia provincial election campaign, John Horgan and the B.C. NDP appear to have the wind in their sails.
Saint-Hyacinthe, Que. – April 27, 2017 – Workers at the Liberté yogurt plant in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 1991P after saying “Yes!” to joining the union.
Toronto – April 26, 2017 – UFCW Canada recently joined the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) and its affiliates at a press conference held at Queen’s Park to call on the Ontario government to reform the province’s labour laws and address the rise of precarious work.
Toronto – April 25, 2017– Each year on April 28, Canadians from across the country gather to light candles, wear ribbons, and remember the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured, or made ill as a result of work-related incidents.
Toronto – April 24, 2017 – UFCW Canada activists joined Ontario New Democratic Party (ONDP) members from across the province this past weekend to participate in the party's biennial convention.
Edmonton – April 22, 2017 – UFCW Canada sisters from across Western Canada recently gathered in Edmonton to participate in a week-long "Organizing Training for Women Activists" course.
Timmins, Ont. – April 21, 2017 – Workers at Leuschen Transportation in Timmins, Ontario are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 175 after recently voting to join the union.
Montreal – April 20, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 501 members working at Brault & Martineau stores in Laval, Repentigny, and Saint-Léonard, Quebec took part in a peaceful public demonstration during the annual shareholders meeting of the BMTC Group, the company that owns Brault & Martineau.
St. Malo, Man. – April 20, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 832 members working at Smile of St. Malo have unanimously ratified a new two-year agreement.
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.
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.
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.
Toronto – April 12, 2017 – With the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse fast approaching, UFCW Canada is calling on members, activists, and allies to help verify safe working conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh.
Toronto – April 11, 2017 – UFCW Canada joined hundreds of activists outside the Ontario Legislature to speak out against the gender wage gap, and to bring attention to Equal Pay Day – a day that marks how far into the next year a woman must work to earn the same amount made by a man in the previous year.
Vancouver – April 11, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 1518 members working at First United Church in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside have ratified a first collective agreement.
Ottawa – April 10, 2017 – UFCW Canada activists joined hundreds of labour and social justice allies from across Canada and the United States for the fourth annual Progress Summit, held in Ottawa from April 5 to 7.
Toronto – April 8, 2017 – In Brad Wall’s Saskatchewan, everyone feels the pain of the premier’s latest budget – except his wealthy and corporate friends.
Toronto – April 7, 2017 – The International Day of Pink is commemorated on the second Wednesday of April as an annual reminder that bullying has no place in our society.