UFCW Canada Local 1518 and the Overwaitea Food Group are proudly supporting diversity by making a $10,000 contribution to the Fraser Valley Regional Library (FVRL) to help them purchase books for their World Languages Collection.
May is designated each year as Asian Heritage Month by virtue of an official declaration signed by the Canadian government in 2002. According to the Declaration, immigrants from East Asia, Southern Asia, Western and Southeast Asia have brought Canadian society a rich cultural heritage.
UFCW Canada had an unparalleled presence at the 11th Biennial Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) Convention in Toronto from November 21 to 25. With over 100 activists in attendance, UFCW Canada represented one of the largest delegations at the convention.
Hundreds of UFCW Canada activists and members joined in the fun and revelry on July 30 at the Caribana festival parade in Toronto. It was the spectacular conclusion of the annual two-week cultural festival inspired by the tradition of West Indian Carnival — with floats, bands, festive costumes, and hundreds of thousands of people lining the parade route.
UFCW Canada activists braved the sweltering heat on July 16 to join over 3,000 spectacularly dressed kids in the Jane and Finch area of Toronto for this year’s Caribana Junior Carnival.
Coming on the heels of the UFCW Canada Summer Splash, Locals 1000A, 1993, and the National Office played mas with the union’s long-time community partner – and last year’s Junior Parade winner – the Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club Band.