Toronto – August 17, 2020 – With just over six weeks left to apply for the 2020 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship program, time is running out for your chance to win one of 18 scholarships worth $1,000 each, or one of two Apple iPads.
Toronto – August 15, 2020 – UFCW Canada’s ground-breaking online education program, webCampus, continues to provide exciting and dynamic learning opportunities with the addition of five new “On-the-Go” courses focusing on leadership, notetaking, mental health, and more.
Toronto – August 13, 2020 – As September fast approaches, provincial governments across the country are scrambling to reopen schools in order to get kids back into the classroom and help parents return to work.
Leamington, Ont. – August 12, 2020 – In response to the series of COVID-19 outbreaks at farming operations across Southwestern Ontario, UFCW Canada and the Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA) have partnered with ConquerCOVID19 and Legal Assistance of Windsor (LAW) to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) and food donations to temporary and migrant farm workers in Leamington, Ontario.
Calgary – August 11, 2020 – UFCW Local 401 is pleased to announce that Safeway members across Alberta have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new collective agreement. With more than half of the Local’s nearly 8,000-strong Safeway membership participating in the contract proposal and ratification processes, 90 percent voted to accept the company’s offer for a new union contract at Alberta Safeways.
Toronto – August 10, 2020 – A new report from UFCW Canada, the country’s leading advocate for agricultural workers, has called for urgent changes to protect the health, safety, and rights of tens of thousands of migrant agricultural workers who are essential to Canada’s food supply.