During the UFCW’s annual International Executive Board meetings held recently, an awards dinner attended by more than 400 people was held to showcase some of the more outstanding growth efforts of local unions across the continent.
In the wake of the late-February earthquake that shook not only the nation of Chile but also the lives of thousands of Chileans worldwide, UFCW Canada was amongst the first organizations to respond to the crisis with a donation of $5,000 to Oxfam.
Mike Freeman dedicated over 20 years to helping the Canadian labour movement find the words and create the images that made a difference in the lives of working people. A longtime member of the UFCW Canada family, Brother Freeman died suddenly on April 13 at the National Office while doing the work he was meant to do and loved. He was 55.
LabourStart, the world’s leading information source for labour activists, has added its voice – and its vast network – to the growing number of individuals and organizations who are telling Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach to End the Harvest of Death!