Washington, D.C. – December 14, 2019 – Every year the UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship program offers nine scholarships worth $8,000 each to UFCW members and their immediate family members to help with the costs of post-secondary education over a period of four years.
Toronto – December 13, 2019 – Each year on December 18, citizens around the world recognize International Migrants Day to honour the millions of migrants living across the globe.
Toronto – December 12, 2019 – The contributions and fundraising initiatives of UFCW Canada throughout its 34-year partnership with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) were commemorated on UFCW Canada Thank You Day, held this past Friday, December 6.
Toronto – December 11, 2019 – According to Canada’s Food Price Report 2020, the average family in Canada will spend about $487 more on food in 2020 than in 2019 because of rising food prices.
Hamilton, Ont. – December 10, 2019 – Hundreds of service workers at Indigo Park locations across Ontario are the newest members of UFCW Local 102 after recently voting to join the union.
Quebec City– December 9, 2019 – A delegation from the Quebec Region of UFCW was present at the 32nd Convention of the Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ).
Toronto – December 7, 2019 – On December 10, people around the world observe International Human Rights Day to celebrate the rights and freedoms affirmed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Kenora, Ont. – December 6, 2019 – Hospitality workers at the Comfort Inn hotel in Kenora, Ontario are the newest members of UFCW Local 175 after recently voting to join the union.
Vaughan, Ont. – December 5, 2019 – Cannabis workers at Line One Contact Centres, proud members of UFCW Local 1006A, have voted for their first union contract.
Toronto – December 4, 2019 – On December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, communities across the country gather to commemorate and reflect upon the tragic loss of fourteen women students at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique, who were brutally murdered in 1989 simply because they were female.
Winnipeg – December 3, 2019 – Maintenance workers at Dunn-Rite Food Products in Winnipeg are the newest members of UFCW Local 832 after saying “Yes!” to joining the union.
Toronto – December 2, 2019 – UFCW Canada activists from across Ontario led the way at the 15th Biennial Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) Convention, involving more than 1,000 delegates and leaders representing hundreds of thousands of union members throughout the province.
Vancouver – November 30, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 1518 has filed an application with the Labour Relations Board of BC to have Uber and Lyft drivers classified as employees.
Toronto – November 29, 2019 – In 1992, United Nations resolution 47/3 established December 3rd as International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
Quispamsis, New Brunswick – November 28, 2019 – Hannah Fowler is one of eighteen winners of the 2019 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship. Each year UFCW Canada offers 18 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships worth $1,000 each to active members and their family members for post-secondary study.
Toronto – November 27, 2019 – The unanimous ruling by the Ontario Divisional Court to strike down Premier Doug Ford's so-called ‘Student Choice Initiative’ (SCI) followed a legal action by the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario and the York Federation of Students which challenged the government’s calculated attack on students’ rights, union rights, academic freedom, and student services on Ontario campuses.
Toronto – November 26, 2019 – Congratulations to UFCW Canada Local 175 members at the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) on ratifying their first collective agreement. Members at the CCVT provide vital support and integration services to refugees and survivors of war, torture and trauma.
Victoria, B.C. – November 25, 2019 – Retail workers at Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) in Victoria, British Columbia are the newest members of UFCW Local 1518 after recently voting “Yes!” to joining the union.
Toronto – November 23, 2019 – UFCW Canada’s Human Rights, Equity, and Diversity Committee members recently participated in an environmental racism workshop hosted by union facilitators from the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC).
Mississauga, Ont. – November 22, 2019 – Congratulations to UFCW Canada Local 12R24 member Amanda Ead, one of two winners of an Apple iPad for referring other union members to apply for the UFCW Canada - BDM Scholarship.