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.
Toronto – December 19, 2013 – Former UFCW Canada National President Wayne Hanley signed a historic Mutual Support Agreement between Canada's best union and First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada (FNCFCS) at a recent UFCW Canada National Council meeting in Toronto.
Toronto – June 26, 2013 – The Aboriginal peoples of Canada, as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, comprise the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. The Aboriginal population increased by 232,385 people, or 20.1% between 2006 and 2011, compared with 5.2% for the non-Aboriginal population. In 2011, the average age of First Nations people was younger than the non-Aboriginal population in every province and territory.