Toronto – July 22, 2013 – UFCW Canada is giving migrant workers and their families hope for a better future through the 2013 Migrant Workers Scholarship program, which offers twenty $500 union scholarships to the family members of migrant workers.
Calgary – July 22, 2013 – Between the flooding that impacted much of Southern Alberta and the undeterred celebration of Calgary’s “Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth,” the past few weeks have been nothing if not eventful for Albertans and the province’s largest private-sector local union, UFCW Canada Local 401. Whether in clean-up or celebrating, Local 401 activists have been especially present throughout the province, working closely with community allies, including the NDP.
Brampton, Ont. – July 19, 2013 – A group of retail employees at the Sirens clothing store in Brampton, Ontario made history this week by becoming the first group of Sirens employees in Canada to join the union by voting “Yes!” to UFCW Canada Local 175.