Saskatoon, Sask. – March 11, 2019 – Labour activists, community allies, and family members came out in large numbers on March 8 to show solidarity with striking UFCW Local 1400 members at Saskatoon Co-op.
Toronto – March 9, 2019 – Activists from UFCW Canada’s National Office and UFCW Local 1006A recently attended a special event with Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, at Ryerson University ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day.
Ottawa – March 8, 2019 – UFCW Canada recently traveled to Parliament Hill to present at a Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration hearing on ways to improve Canada’s immigration system and strengthen the rights and working conditions of migrant workers.
Saskatoon, Sask. – March 7, 2019 – Striking UFCW Local 1400 members at Saskatoon Co-op recently raised thousands of dollars for community members in need, as workers on the picket line decided to dig deep to support the Kinsmen Foundation’s Telemiracle fundraiser.
Gimli, Man. – March 6, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 832 members working at the Diageo Canada distillery in Gimli have ratified a new collective agreement. The more than 50 members at Diageo produce, distill and mature world-famous Crown Royal Whiskey before it is shipped to Ontario for bottling.
Toronto – March 5, 2019 –The first International Women's Day occurred in 1911, supported by over one million people. Today, IWD is celebrated all over the world with a renewed commitment: Let's Build a Gender-balanced World.