UFCW Canada jumped into the 2011 Caribana season on July 9 with an action-packed celebration that raised over $3,000 for two life changing causes. Organized by UFCW Canada Local 1993 and the National Office, the union’s annual “Summer Splash” drew over 250 members, families and supporters from across Ontario to dance, share and combine their efforts for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) and Camp Jumoke, a not-for-profit summer camp dedicated to helping children who suffer from sickle cell disease.
The Report on Business just released its annual list of Canada’s largest employers for 2010, and once again the country’s biggest food retailers are right up there with the energy giants and the big 5 banks.
More than 1,900 women activists, students, researchers and trade unionists recently gathered in Ottawa, July 3 to 7, for the 2011 Women's Worlds Congress. UFCW Canada was one of the event's sponsors, which every three years draws participants from around the world to explore how issues like equality, human rights, economics, labour rights, and education impact women.
The UFCW Canada Human Rights department’s Education Has No Borders international campaign is this year’s winner of the prestigious Breaking Barriers Award from the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM).