Toronto – December 1, 2016 – The House of Commons’ Special Committee on Electoral Reform will issue its report today, and despite recent comments from the government, there appears to be widespread support for changing our electoral system to one based on proportional representation.
Ottawa – November 17, 2016 – UFCW Canada National President Paul Meinema and UFCW Local Union presidents and activists from across the country recently gathered in Ottawa to participate in political action meetings with government ministers and Members of Parliament.
Regina, Sask. – October 31, 2016 – Following comments from Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall indicating that the provincial government may privatize the beloved SaksTel crown corporation, UFCW Canada activists attended the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour Convention last week to mobilize delegates in calling on the government to “Keep Sasktel Public.”
Ottawa – October 27, 2016 – UFCW Canada youth activists from across Canada joined hundreds of young workers from across the country for the first-ever Young Workers’ Summit (YWS), held in Ottawa from October 23 to 25.