UFCW Canada

UFCW stands with Uber drivers at Supreme Court of Canada

Ottawa – November 14, 2019 – The campaign for justice for Uber drivers has arrived at the Supreme Court of Canada, after UFCW Canada and other intervenors told the Supreme Court on November 6th that Uber’s exclusion of Uber drivers from the protections of Ontario’s Employment Standards Act is illegal.

Stand! movie musical opens across Canada on November 29

Winnipeg – November 5, 2019 – Stand!, a movie musical highlighting the struggles of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, will be debuting at Cineplex theatres across Canada on November 29, and UFCW Canada members and their families can access discounted tickets to see the epic movie being dubbed “the next Norma Rae.”

Upgrade your skills with new webCampus courses for November

Toronto – November 4, 2019 – UFCW Canada's ground-breaking online education program, webCampus, is launching four new courses for November that can help you become an effective health food clerk, learn more about emergency preparedness and response, and better understand health and safety law.

UFCW activists call for end to Doug Ford’s cuts at Ontario Day of Action rally

Toronto – October 30, 2019 – Activists from UFCW Locals 1006A and 175 and the UFCW Canada National Office, together with community groups and allies from the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL), welcomed MPPs back to Queen’s Park on Monday by demanding that Doug Ford’s Conservative government stop its reckless cuts and create an Ontario for everyone.

Celebrate Halloween right with these UFCW-made treats and snacks

Toronto – October 25, 2019 – As Canadian families prepare to spend more than $1 billion to celebrate all things spooky and scary on Halloween, here’s a way that you can support our union’s contribution to the popular holiday. UFCW Canada members proudly make a number of delicious candies, treats, and snacks that are perfect for bringing in Halloween right. This October 31, try these fantastic UFCW-made treats and snacks!



UFCW Canada statement on 2019 Federal Election outcome

Toronto – October 24, 2019 – With the 2019 Federal Election now over, UFCW Canada would like to say thank you to all the candidates who ran in the election, with a particularly special thanks to the seven UFCW members who ran for the New Democratic Party.