UFCW Canada

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.

Enjoy these UFCW-made products on World Pasta Day – October 25

Toronto – October 22, 2019 – October 25 is World Pasta Day, a time to celebrate all things pasta by enjoying one of the most beloved dishes across the globe. UFCW Canada members proudly make a number of delicious pasta products, including the ones listed on our Great Canadian Food Products page. On October 25, slurp up these amazing UFCW-made pastas and sauces!



UFCW activists help Light the Night across Canada

St. John’s, N.L., Halifax, N.S., Montreal, London, Ont., Calgary, and Vancouver – October 21, 2019  – From St. John’s to Vancouver, and numerous cities in between, UFCW activists from across Canada joined families, friends and neighbours at Light the Night walks to support and fundraise for the life changing and life saving work of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).

Douglas O’Halloran – 1952-2019

Calgary – October 16, 2019 – Douglas O’Halloran, president of UFCW 401 for three decades, a UFCW International Vice President, and a pillar of the UFCW family and the labour movement, passed away peacefully on October 14 after a long illness, surrounded by his family.

Politics Blog: Jagmeet Singh and the issues that matter most

Toronto – October 16, 2019 - Prior to being elected leader of the federal NDP in 2017, Jagmeet Singh was an Ontario MPP from 2011 to 2017, as well as deputy leader of the Ontario NDP. He was born in Scarborough, Ontario, the son of immigrant parents, and before entering politics was a practicing lawyer.