Hundreds of Windsor, Ontario residents, activists and long time Zellers customers will be heading to the city's largest shopping centre this May 5 weekend to Ask Target for Fairness. The rally is scheduled for 11 a.m., at Devonshire Mall.
UFCW Canada national partner First Nations Child and Family Caring Society (FNCFCS), along with the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), and the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) have won an unprecedented victory — with the Federal Court of Canada granting the appellants' application for appeal and ordering the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) to appoint another panel to review their historic First Nations child welfare case.
May is designated each year as Asian Heritage Month by virtue of an official declaration signed by the Canadian government in 2002. According to the Declaration, immigrants from East Asia, Southern Asia, Western and Southeast Asia have brought Canadian society a rich cultural heritage.
Alberta's provincial election was the campaign that pollsters couldn't get right. For weeks the political pundits were predicting a big win for the ultra right wing and anti-labour Wildrose Alliance. However, on election night most Albertans settled for the government they already knew, as 44% of voters opted for the Progressive Conservatives.
Recently, the Students Against Migrant Exploitation (SAME) chapter at Brock University held one of their most successful events so far. The event, entitled "Game for SAME," was a video game tournament that sought to raise awareness of the plight of Migrant Workers among the St. Catharines community, as well as fundraise for the families who were affected by the tragic February 2012 accident that claimed the lives of ten migrant workers in Homestead, Ontario.