Toronto – November 26, 2014 – In a 2009 Canadian national survey, women reported 460,000 incidents of sexual assault in just one year. It is estimated that only about 10% of all sexual assaults are reported to police.
Toronto – November 25, 2014 – UFCW Canada is proud to participate in the YWCA Rose Campaign’s #NOTokay social media initiative. The campaign calls on individuals to take a stand on violence against women by sharing their voices in response to any tweets, posts, videos, images or clips that objectify, belittle or attack women in society.
Toronto – November 24, 2014 – In spirit of solidarity and community development, Filipina/Filipino-Canadian union members and community organizers from the Greater Toronto Area have come together to form the Filipino Workers’ Network.
Ottawa – November 24, 2014 – Members, staff, and leaders from UFCW Canada's Local Unions and National Office recently gathered in Ottawa, Ontario to participate in an intensive training session delivered by the Broadbent Institute, Canada's leading think tank devoted to achieving progressive change.
Winnipeg – November 22, 2014 – UFCW Canada activists recently joined hundreds of other community at Childcare 2020 — the fourth-ever national child care policy conference ever held in Canada, and the first in a decade.
Toronto – November 20, 2014 – Canada’s union for Walmart workers joined with activists from around the world for the Global Day for Decent Work at Walmart. On November 19, UFCW Canada activists protested at Walmart Canada headquarters and one of the largest Walmart supercentres in the Greater Toronto Area.