Calgary – April 7, 2018 – UFCW Canada activists joined over 200 academics, service providers, and government officials from across the country at the 2018 National Metropolis Conference, held in Calgary from March 22 to 24.
Toronto – April 5, 2018 – On April 10, UFCW Canada activists from across the country will join in observing Equal Pay Day – a day that represents how far into the next year a woman must work to earn the same amount made by a man in the previous year.
Ottawa – April 4, 2018 – The heated media coverage of NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s attendance at Sikh events has revealed that the Canadian media still isn’t sure about how to handle a non-white leader of a major political party.
Toronto – April 3, 2018 – Workers at the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union (SCSU) at the University of Toronto Scarborough are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 102 after unanimously voting to join the union.
Toronto – March 31, 2018 – UFCW Canada and our allies in the Canadian labour movement are celebrating a series of legislative victories for survivors of domestic violence in response to a union-led campaign seeking paid leave and other supports for victims of domestic and sexual abuse.
Toronto – March 29, 2018 – April 4 is recognized across Canada as Refugee Rights Day – a day that commemorates the historic April 4, 1985 ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada that refugee claimants are fully protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.