Quebec City – May 23, 2020 – Jorane Lamontagne is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship. Currently enrolled in the Humanities program at Cégep Garneau in Quebec City, Jorane is a proud UFCW Local 500 member who works at Metro.
Toronto – May 22, 2020 – Two UFCW campaigns supporting workers in food processing, food retail, health care, security, and other front-line industries have garnered overwhelming support from people across the country, with thousands of Canadians signing on to the campaigns to show their solidarity with essential workers during COVID-19.
Toronto – May 21, 2020 – While Canada is still in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, our efforts in physical distancing and other measures have helped slow the spread of the coronavirus, to the point where governments are now looking at slowly reopening parts of the economy.
Washington, D.C. – May 20, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the deadline to apply for the 2020 UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship, worth up to $8,000, has been extended to July to give applicants more time to complete their applications.
Guelph, Ont. – May 16, 2020 – New analyses from food manufacturing and retail expert Kevin Grier reveal that prices, production, and profit margins in Canada’s meat processing industry have changed substantially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with pork prices collapsing, chicken demand increasing, and beef production taking a major hit in April.
Toronto – May 15, 2020 – We’re UFCW union members and your neighbours on the frontline, working day and night across the country to make sure you have the food, healthcare, security and vital services you need to stay safe during the COVID-19 crisis.