UFCW Canada

Celebrate International Bacon Day, August 31, with these UFCW-made products

Toronto – August 26, 2019 – August 31 is International Bacon Day – a day when people around the world celebrate all things bacon with bacon-themed breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, and even drinks. UFCW Canada members proudly make a number of amazing bacon products, including the items listed here. On August 31, visit your local grocery store and grab these UFCW-made bacon products!


UFCW United Latinos Conference builds cross-border solidarity

Calgary – August 23, 2019 – UFCW activists and allies from across Canada and the United States recently gathered in Calgary for the 2019 UFCW United Latinos Conference, where participants shared ideas and strategies on how to empower Latino workers and build Latino pride within UFCW and the North American labour movement.

Join UFCW at 2019 Labour Day events across Canada

Toronto – August 22, 2019 – Labour Day is just around the corner, and UFCW Canada activists are set to participate in community events across the country dedicated to celebrating the victories that workers have accomplished together and calling for additional improvements to the lives of working Canadians.

Labour, health, environmental groups call on Canada’s grocers to ditch toxic receipts

Toronto – August 20, 2019 – Today, UFCW Canada, Breast Cancer Action Quebec, Environmental Defence Canada, and Mind the Store join forces to launch a public campaign urging Canada’s leading grocery retail giants – Costco Canada, Loblaws, Metro, Sobeys, and Walmart Canada – to stop using receipt paper coated with bisphenol-A (BPA) or bisphenol-S (BPS).

UFCW Global Solidarity: Reinstate the Cargill 14!

Toronto – August 16, 2019 – Calling all UFCW Canada activists and allies: your urgent support is needed to help stop the union-busting tactics of global meat giant Cargill, who is punishing workers for expressing their democratic right to join a union.

UFCW loud and proud at Vancouver Pride parade

Vancouver – August 8, 2019 —Pride filled the streets of Vancouver on August 3, as activists from UFCW Canada Local 247 and from UFCW Canada Local 1518 paraded with thousands of other participants in a colourful and electric delegation down the packed West End parade route.