The Students Against Migrant Exploitation, or the S.A.M.E., are continuing to spread their message and hundreds are listening, especially in Facebook where the group’s new Page already has over 1,100 Likes.
The United Nations (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed each year on August 9 in Canada and elsewhere around the globe. This day is celebrated to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. This is also an occasion to recognize the many valuable achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to our environment and way of life.
UFCW Canada activists and their families joined over a million masqueraders and spectators at the Toronto Caribana Parade on August 4. Once again joining long-time community partner and 16-time Band of the Year Winner, the Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club, UFCW Canada activists from Locals 12R24, 175 & 633, 1000A, 1993, and the National Office enthusiastically took part in the world’s largest Caribbean cultural celebration outside of the Caribbean.
Attention all UFCW Canada activists, friends, families and motorcycle enthusiasts: this year’s UFCW Canada Ride for a Cure will take place on Saturday, August 11. Registration for this year’s ride opens at 8:30 a.m. on August 11 at the UFCW Canada Local 1000A office at 70 Creditview Rd. in Woodbridge, Ontario.
A new video by Operation Maple provides a counterview to the anti-tax rhetoric of Canada's conservative movement. The clip shows that part of the reason why the average citizen believes they "dislike" taxes is because many of us do not understand that our tax dollars go toward everyday services that we often take for granted – things like hydro provision, food regulation, and garbage pickup.