Toronto – February 4, 2014 – On February 14th, UFCW Canada activists will join thousands of other women, men and family members in marches and vigils across Canada to remember and honour missing and murdered women.
Toronto – January 22, 2014 – UFCW Canada and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society (FNCFCS) have come together to produce a new video in support of the Shannen’s Dream campaign to bring equitable education to First Nations children. UFCW Canada and FNCFS are long-time community allies and recently signed a Mutual Support Agreement to accelerate their combined efforts to raise awareness about the inequity faced by First Nations children.
Sudbury, Ont. – January 16, 2014 – Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer to affect Canadian women. It is estimated that this year 23,800 women and 200 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer is often talked about and publicized. The pink ribbon signifying breast cancer awareness and support can be seen everywhere.
Vancouver – December 6, 2013 – Local 247 activists recently stepped up for women’s rights today by covering the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery with shoes and boots today to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, which commemorates the 14 women who were murdered on December 6, 1989 at Montréal'sÉcolePolytechnique as the victims of gender-based violence.
Vancouver – December 4, 2013 – This Friday, December 6, UFCW Canada activists in BC who have been gathering donations over the past months, will join other community members for Vancouver's annual Shoe Memorial. UFCW Canada Local 247 activists, members, and family members generously donated dozens and dozens of pairs of shoes and boots to the Shoe Memorial campaign.
Toronto – December 2, 2013 – Each year on December 6 — the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women — we commemorate the loss of the 14 women who were murdered on December 6, 1989 at Montreal's ÉcolePolytechnique simply because they were women.