Vaughan, Ont. – October 28, 2020 – UFCW Local 1006A Recorder Glacier Effs-Samuel recently interviewed member-activists Kallisha Hoyes and Rechev Browne on their thoughts regarding the Black Lives Matter movement for racial equality and justice.
Toronto – September 24, 2020 – UFCW Canada will once again be commemorating Orange Shirt Day, September 30, with online actions in support of this year’s event. The Orange Shirt Day initiative began in 2013, following the St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School Commemoration held in Williams Lake, B.C.
Toronto – August 31, 2020 – Activists from UFCW Canada’s Indigenous Sub-Committee recently gathered in fellowship and friendship through a virtual meeting with Traditional Indigenous Elder Dr. Duke Redbird, as part of the Myseum of Toronto’s “Ask an Elder” series.
Toronto – June 9, 2020 – Ahead of this year’s National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, UFCW Canada’s Indigenous Sub-Committee held virtual meetings with federal elected officials to explore tangible ways in which the government can improve the working and living conditions of Indigenous union members and their communities.