June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples, also known as Indigenous peoples.
Ottawa – June 5, 2019 – UFCW Canada, the country’s leading advocate and union for migrant and temporary workers, welcomes a new government work permit initiative to protect migrant workers across Canada from abusive employers.
Toronto – March 15, 2019 – March 21 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a day to commemorate the victims of the 1960 Sharpeville massacre in South Africa, and acknowledge the struggles faced by racialized and Indigenous communities around the world.