UFCW Canada added international profile to its campaign to achieve collective bargaining rights for Ontario’s
agriculture workers when, on March 23, it filed a formal complaint with the International Labour Organization (ILO), based in Geneva, Switzerland.
A strike at a number of Maxi stores in eastern Quebec began recently, just as members in rural Alberta ratified a contract
with Real Canadian Superstore (RCSS). Both RCSS and Maxi (the latter as part of Provigo) are banners of Loblaw
Companies Limited (LCL).