Ottawa – January 28, 2013 – The Harper government's proposed changes to weaken Canadian food packaging regulations "is a recipe that could kill thousands of good food processing jobs in Canada," says UFCW Canada National President Hanley.
Saskatoon, Sask. – January 27, 2013 – UFCW Canada Local 1400 recently welcomed the members of Local 342P, after memberships from both Local Unions voted to merge their voices, efforts and resources to better represent their interests and all working families in Saskatchewan.
Surrey, B.C. – January 26, 2013 – Andre Cortes is one of 18 Beggs-Dowling-Mathieu (BDM) Scholarships winners for 2012. Andre is the son of UFCW Canada Local 247 member Gladys Moreno who works at the Real Canadian Superstore in Delta, British Columbia.
Saskatoon, Sask. – January 25, 2013 – UFCW Canada women activists recently joined more than 150 sisters from across Saskatchewan, as labour, community and social activists gathered in Saskatoon for the first-ever Saskatchewan Women’s Forum 2013: Connecting Voices for Change – to share their stories, connect with each other, and discuss issues relevant to women in Saskatchewan and all over the world.
Montreal – January 23, 2013 – Keven is one of the happy winners of the 2012 UFCW Canada Beggs-Dowling-Mathieu scholarships. He was presented with a cheque in the amount of $1,000 by Local 501 President Alain Lachaîne and Secretary-Treasurer Mario Délisle.
Toronto – January 22, 2013 – When it comes to Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak’s recently released white paper on welfare reform, the axiom that everything old is new again certainly applies. Most of the paper's proposals come from the mid-1990s when Hudak served as a junior minister in the Mike Harris government.
Saskatoon, Sask. – January 22, 2013 – Terry Harris is President of UFCW Canada Local 649. Local 649 consists of one bargaining unit at Federated Co-operatives Limited in Saskatoon, with five separate and unique sites — head office, warehouse, feed mill, Saskatoon propane plant, and Melfort propane plant.