UFCW Canada

UFCW activists honour victims of gender-based violence

Vancouver, Toronto, Edmonton, and Montreal – December 16, 2019 – Across the country, UFCW Canada activists stepped up to raise awareness at various Shoe Memorials and events to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

2019 UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship winners announced

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.

UFCW Canada makes it mark at 2019 OFL Convention

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.

UFCW applauds students’ successful legal challenge of Ford Conservative ‘initiative’

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.

Members at CCVT achieve first contract – UFCW 175

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.