Vancouver – August 8, 2019 —Pride filled the streets of Vancouver on August 4, as activists from UFCW Canada Local 247 and from UFCW Canada Local 1518 paraded with thousands of other participants in a colourful and electric delegation down the packed West End parade route.
Toronto – August 5, 2019 – Each year on August 9, we honour the contributions made by Indigenous Peoples across the world. More than 350 million Indigenous people reside in more than 90 countries, speak 7,000 languages combined, and represent 5,000 different cultures.
Joliette (Que.) – August 3, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 500 members working at Metro Bélair in Joliette have ratified a new collective agreement with a number of gains for the 158 cashier assistants, clerks, butchers, fish counter attendants and assistant department managers at the location.
Toronto – August 2, 2019 – UFCW Canada is calling on all activists and allies to join the campaign to bring justice to Uber Canada drivers who are fighting for their health, safety, labour and union rights.
Sainte-Mélanie, Que. – August 1, 2019 – With the help of UFCW Canada, a Mexican farm worker has become the first migrant worker in Canada to be granted an open work permit after experiencing abuse from his employer while working at an onion farm in Quebec.