Toronto – September 22, 2020 – Fall learning with Canada’s leading online education program, webCampus, continues to move forward as UFCW Canada has launched seven new On-the-Go and core webCampus courses that can help you develop your personal, emotional, and professional skill sets.
Calgary – September 21, 2020 – UFCW Canada Local 401 members working at Alberta Distillers Limited in Calgary can proudly lay claim to the world's best whisky, now that the Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye whisky they make has been named World Whisky of the Year by the 2021 Whisky Bible.
Toronto – September 19, 2020 – Employees at the Canterbury Place Retirement Residence in Toronto are the newest members of UFCW Locals 175 & 633 after recently saying “Yes!” to joining the union.
Toronto – September 18, 2020 – As college and university students begin the new school year while also grappling with the challenges presented by COVID-19, UFCW Canada has extended the deadline for this year’s BDM Scholarship program to give members and their family members more time to apply for the $1,000 union scholarship.
Ottawa – September 17, 2020 – A new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds that the 2.7 million Canadians who are currently receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be financially worse off when the federal government ends the benefit on September 27.
Toronto – September 16, 2020 – Each year on September 18, Canadians across the country celebrate National Cheeseburger Day by grilling up some delicious, cheesy burgers or visiting their favourite burger restaurant with friends and family.
Toronto – September 15, 2020 – Attention all UFCW Canada members, family members, and webCampus participants: you are invited to attend our “Partnership Webinar” with Brock University to learn how you can apply webCampus courses towards earning a Certificate or Undergraduate Degree in Labour Studies from Brock – all completely online!
Calgary – September 14, 2020 – Bahaaldeen Zahlan is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship. Currently completing a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Bahaaldeen is the son of Salah Zahlan, a proud UFCW Local 401 member who works at Real Canadian Superstore.
New Westminster, B.C. – September 11, 2020 – On September 9, Uber announced that they will seek approval to expand into Victoria and Kelowna, British Columbia. The company has applied to the province’s Passenger Transportation Board for the right to operate in these cities, and the union for Uber drivers in B.C. – UFCW 1518 – is urging Uber and the board to recognize drivers as employees.
Algoma District, Ont. – September 12, 2020 – Following a three-week organizing campaign, workers at Bee-Clean Building Maintenance in Ontario’s Algoma District are the newest members of UFCW Locals 175 & 633 after voting overwhelmingly to join the union.
Toronto – September 10, 2020 – With less than three weeks left to apply for the 2020 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship program, time is running out for your chance to win one of 18 scholarships worth $1,000 each, or one of two Apple iPads.
Toronto – September 10, 2020 – Late into the night, long after most of the media had gone to bed, Durham Member of Parliament (MP) Erin O’Toole was declared elected as the new leader of the Conservative Party on the third ballot.
Guelph, Ont. – September 9, 2020 – After winning unionization early this spring, UFCW Local 1006A members working at NexCycle in Guelph have ratified their first union contract, achieving wage increases, improved vacation language, and more.
Toronto – September 8, 2020 – UFCW Canada's ground-breaking online education program, webCampus, is launching a range of new On-the-Go, Digital Skills, and core webCampus courses that can help you gain more knowledge and acquire new skills for the fall season.
Montreal – September 5, 2020 – Restaurant workers at La Cage Brasserie Sportive on Côte-Vertu Boulevard in Montreal are the newest members of UFCW Local 500 after recently saying “Yes!” to joining the union. The employees’ application for union certification was approved by Quebec’s Tribunal administratif du travail (TAT) on August 25.
Mississauga, Ont. – September 4, 2020 – Across Ontario, school bus companies have been scrambling to establish plans that meet the framework put forth by Doug Ford’s Conservative government and the reopening arrangements of local school boards, while keeping the health and safety of the students, drivers, and monitors as the top priority.
Toronto – September 3, 2020 – Each year in September, workers, union activists, and our community allies join together on Labour Day to celebrate the hard-fought gains of working people and to advocate for improvements to the lives of all Canadians.
Toronto – September 2, 2020 – Workers at the Tim Hortons Innovation Café in downtown Toronto are the newest members of UFCW Local 102 after recently voting to join the union.
Winnipeg – September 1, 2020 – UFCW Local 832 has won a province-wide policy grievance regarding Loblaws’ decision to remove anti-fatigue mats from Uscan areas – also known as self-checkouts – in its Manitoba stores.
Toronto – August 31, 2020 – Activists from UFCW Canada’s Indigenous Sub-Committee recently gathered in fellowship and friendship through a virtual meeting with Traditional Indigenous Elder Dr. Duke Redbird, as part of the Myseum of Toronto’s “Ask an Elder” series.