Against the backdrop of the 13th Metropolis Conference in Vancouver B.C., UFCW Canada and Migrante BC hosted a standing room only press conference on March 23, 2011 — Migrant Workers@ Denny’s: Equal in Rights?
As UFCW Canada activists mobilize from coast to coast to make the difference in the 2011 federal election, they have full access to a set of political action resources to help them elect a Canadian government that represents the interests of working families.
Refugee Rights Day – recognized every April 4 – commemorates a historic decision made by the Supreme Court of Canada, a decision that changed the fate of many refugees arriving to seek asylum in this country.
UFCW Canada is joining a growing number of concerned Canadians by supporting the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in stamping the latest contract offer by their employer, the Canada Post Corporation, as short-sighted and unfair for our communities, and in demanding it be returned to sender for more careful consideration.
More than 45 delegates and guests recently participated in the UFCW Canada Saskatchewan Women’s Conference in Saskatoon. The conference, held March 4 – 6, brought UFCW Canada sisters from Local Unions across the province including locals 1400, 248P, 649, and 342P.