Mississauga, Ont. – September 20, 2014 – Workers at the Quinte Humane Society in Belleville, Ontario voted unanimously in favour of joining UFCW Canada Local 175, at a certification vote held earlier this month.
Toronto – September 19, 2014 – Canada’s most progressive union is urging the Harper government to commit to supporting safe working conditions in Bangladesh’s garment sector. UFCW Canada activists are sending letters to the government demanding action to stop another tragedy like Rana Plaza, in which 1,135 garment workers were killed and more than 2,500 were injured when their factory collapsed more than a year ago.
Toronto – September 22, 2014 – Late on a Friday afternoon, while Parliament was not sitting, Con boss Harper quietly announced that his government had ratified the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA). Most Canadians have no idea what FIPA is.