There are only a few days left to apply for the 18 annual Beggs – Dowling – Mathieu Scholarships of $1,000 each that UFCW Canada offers to active members and their family members for post-secondary study.
From across the Western provinces, 15 young UFCW Canada activists recently gathered in Manitoba to sharpen their community organizing talents, learn new skills to help their fellow workers, and to prepare to make a difference in the political arena.
Congratulations to the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 175. Fifty health care providers working at the Rose of Sharon Korean Long Term Care Facility in Toronto became union members on September 9, 2011 following a successful certification vote.
UFCW Canada is mobilizing 100,000-plus members across Ontario for the province’s upcoming election. From now until Election Day on October 6, UFCW Canada is calling on all activists, friends and supporters to do everything they can to stop PC Leader Tim Hudak from imposing another Mike Harris style of government on working families.
The Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA) celebrated a major milestone at this year’s Labour Day Parade in Toronto. After four years of community outreach and non-stop organizing, the AWA recently surpassed the 10,000 member mark – confirming its role as the largest and most dynamic farm worker organization in Canada.