It has been more than fifty years since the most unspeakable racist incidents occurred in South Africa, shocking the whole world and prompting the United Nations to declare March 21, as a commemorative date to observe the International Day for the elimination of racial discrimination. This incident screamed the word "racism" as a gigantic billboard to challenge humanity with the consequences of intolerance.
UFCW Canada national representative Devin Yeager is one of 15 Albertans who will sit on a new panel established by the Ed Stelmach government to look at ways to improve the safety of the province’s agriculture industry, which produced 22 deaths in 2010 – up from 13 the year before.
We are saddened and horrified by the tragedy that has struck our neighbours in Japan. To all who have lost loved ones, including members UFCW members who have lost friends or family, we extend our thoughts, prayers and condolences.
Wayne Hanley, the national president of UFCW Canada has called for the resignation of Jason Kenney, the Minister of Immigration and Citizenship for allowing his parliamentary office to be used in a partisan attempt to fundraise for a pre-election advertising campaign.