UFCW Canada

By the Numbers: Signs of normalcy return to Canadian economy, food retail sector

Vancouver – June 30, 2020 – A new survey by the Angus Reid Institute analyzing attitudes and behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic finds that Canadians are generally optimistic about the country’s response to the coronavirus, and the outlook going forward, as Canada’s economy continues to reopen and the food retail sector returns to normalcy.     

Politics Blog: COVID-19 highlights inequality in Canada

Toronto – June 19, 2020 – When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit Canada, the wealthy 1 percent were able to lock themselves away in their mansions and gated communities, while low-wage workers – mostly women and racialized Canadians – were thrust to the front lines.