New Westminster, B.C. – October 31, 2020 – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate in British Columbia and across Canada, UFCW 1518 President Kim Novak recently sent a letter to B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, asking her to require anyone entering a grocery store or retail outlet to wear a mask.
Halifax – October 30, 2020 – Due to health and safety restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the UFCW Canada Eastern Province’s Council (EPC) held this year’s regional Light the Night event at the Hotel Halifax, where activists, friends, and family were able to socially distance in a safe environment while raising funds in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).
London, Ont. – October 29, 2020 – Beverage members working at the PepsiCo Canada facility in London, Ontario have ratified a new collective agreement that provides wage increases, lump sum payments, and more.
Vaughan, Ont. – October 28, 2020 – UFCW Local 1006A Recorder Glacier Effs-Samuel recently interviewed member-activists Kallisha Hoyes and Rechev Browne on their thoughts regarding the Black Lives Matter movement for racial equality and justice.
Toronto – October 27, 2020 – With ghost and goblin season now upon us, Canadian families are expected to spend over $1 billion celebrating all things spooky and scary this Halloween, and UFCW Canada members have been working hard to ensure there’s plenty of sweets and snacks for everyone to enjoy.
St. Mary’s Bay, N.S. – October 24, 2020 – Mi’kmaq fishers in Nova Scotia are experiencing violence, vandalism, and harassment and are being denied gas and equipment as they attempt to carry out their treaty rights and earn a modest living.