Toronto – August 8, 2013 – Each year the United Nations' (UN) International Youth Day is observed on August 12th. This event was established in 2000 as a means of raising awareness of the issues affecting young people around the world. Now in its 13th year, IYD is part of the UN's broader World Programme of Action for Youth, an initiative that aims to promote the wellbeing and livelihood of young people through international action.
Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont. – August 7, 2013 – Workers at Canadian Railcar Cleaners in the town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario are the newest members of Canada's best union after voting "Yes!" to joining UFCW Canada Local 206.