Toronto – July 27, 2016 – The release of an Ontario government interim report that lays out options to update Ontario’s outdated labour laws is “a welcome step in acknowledging the laws must change to improve the lives and future of workers across the province,” says Paul Meinema, the national president of UFCW Canada.
Montreal – July 25, 2016 – Workers at two Bulk Barn locations in Montreal – one on Henri Bourassa Boulevard and another on Décarie Boulevard – are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 500 after saying “Yes!” to joining the union earlier this month.
Drummondville, Que. – July 21, 2016 – Workers at the Carrousel Packaging plant located in Drummondville, Quebec are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 1991P after saying “Yes!” to joining the union last month.
Charlottetown, P.E.I. – July 22, 2016 – Canada's leading and most progressive union, UFCW Canada, proudly stands in solidarity with striking workers at Canadian Blood Services in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, who have been on strike since September of last year.
Edmonton – July 20, 2016 – Conservative MP Jason Kenney, who recently launched his bid for the leadership of the Alberta Conservative Party, has twice declared that former Con boss Stephen Harper "was the greatest prime minister of the 20th century."