Ottawa – March 7, 2018 – UFCW Canada recently met with the new Agriculture and Agri-Food Critic, NDP MP Alistair MacGregor, to flesh out a number of important food sector issues facing UFCW Canada members and families.
Toronto – February 12, 2018 – UFCW Canada, the country’s leading advocate for agriculture workers, welcomes recently announced changes by Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) regarding the way the Board provides health care services to migrant farm workers.
Montreal – July 5, 2017 – A new report exposes recruitment practices that saddle many Guatemalan agricultural workers recruited to Quebec with heavy debt and a fear of complaining about unsafe or unjust working conditions.
Ottawa – June 28, 2017 – UFCW Canada recently joined dozens of food activists and industry experts at the Infinity Convention Centre in Ottawa for the Government of Canada’s “A Food Policy for Canada” Summit.
Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ont. – June 5, 2017 – UFCW Canada activists attended the 9th Annual Migrant Farm Worker Summer Festival and Information Fair this past weekend to support seasonal agriculture workers labouring in Ontario.
Vancouver – January 25, 2017 – The British Columbia Labour Relations Board (BCLRB) has upheld charges that the owners of a B.C. agriculture operation broke the labour laws in attempting to derail the union rights of migrant agriculture workers at Floralia Plant Growers Limited in the Lower Mainland. The workers are members of UFCW Canada Local 1518.