TORONTO - Thanks to the efforts of the Agriculture Workers Alliance/UFCW Canada, the door has been opened for about 130 migrant and domestic farm workers to get the back pay they were owed when the Ontario farm they worked at declared bankruptcy last fall.
Thanks to the creativity, hard work and skill of UFCW Canada Local 503 members, Quebec’s famous Carnaval recently celebrated another huge success as the world’s largest and most renowned winter festival.
UFCW Canada activists joined with more than 150 other marchers for the Calgary Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women. The gathering was one of ten other Valentine’s Day marches held across the country this year to honour the memories of women gone missing or murdered in Canada.
The World Day of Social Justice – first observed in 2009 and every year since on February 20 – traces its roots back to the United Nations World Summit for Social Development held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1995.