Calgary – October 2, 2015 – The Mayor of Calgary has blasted Stephen Harper for inciting ethnic wedge politics to help the Harper Conservative party gain votes in the upcoming federal election. “This is disgusting and it is time for us to say stop it,” said Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi in a radio interview in Thursday.
Edmonton, Winnipeg & Quebec City – October 3, 2015 – Over the course of the same evening in three different provinces, UFCW Canada activists joined thousands of walkers for annual Light the Night fundraising events to raise hope and funds for blood cancer research, outreach and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).
Toronto – October 2, 2015 – Every year on October 7, the World Day for Decent Work unites workers and organizations around the world in a call for equity, fairness, and opportunity that comes through decent work.
Toronto – October 1, 2015 – On Sunday, October 4th, the annual Sisters in Spirit (SIS) Vigils will see candles, drumming ceremonies and actions of remembrance resonate throughout Canada in honour of the more than 1,100 Aboriginal women and girls who have been murdered or have gone missing since 1980.