Toronto – August 26, 2019 – August 31 is International Bacon Day – a day when people around the world celebrate all things bacon with bacon-themed breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, and even drinks. UFCW members proudly make a number of amazing bacon products, including the items listed on our Great Canadian Food Products page. On August 31, visit your local grocery store and grab these UFCW-made bacon products!
Calgary – August 23, 2019 – UFCW activists and allies from across Canada and the United States recently gathered in Calgary for the 2019 UFCW United Latinos Conference, where participants shared ideas and strategies on how to empower Latino workers and build Latino pride within UFCW and the North American labour movement.
Toronto – August 22, 2019 – Labour Day is just around the corner, and UFCW Canada activists are set to participate in community events across the country dedicated to celebrating the victories that workers have accomplished together and calling for additional improvements to the lives of working Canadians.
St. Catharines, Ont. – August 21, 2019 – UFCW Canada is calling for additional protections for migrant agrifood workers following a fire at Pioneer Flower Farms in St. Catharines, Ontario that has destroyed employees’ housing accommodations and resulted in further precarity for one of Canada’s most vulnerable worker populations.
Toronto – August 20, 2019 – UFCW Canada, Breast Cancer Action Quebec, Environmental Defence Canada, and Mind the Store have joined forces to launch a public campaign urging Canada’s leading grocery retail giants – Loblaws, Metro, Sobeys, and Walmart Canada – to stop using receipt paper coated with bisphenol-A (BPA) or bisphenol-S (BPS).