Ottawa – February 28, 2020 – UFCW Canada activists recently joined labour allies from across the country in Ottawa to participate in a series of political action meetings with government ministers and Members of Parliament (MPs).
Niagara Falls, Ont. – February 24, 2020 – UFCW Canada activists joined thousands of education workers, labour allies, and community groups from across Ontario at a major rally in Niagara Falls on Saturday to denounce Doug Ford’s anti-worker policies and cuts to valuable public services.
Toronto – October 30, 2019 – Activists from UFCW Locals 1006A and 175 and the UFCW Canada National Office, together with community groups and allies from the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL), welcomed MPPs back to Queen’s Park on Monday by demanding that Doug Ford’s Conservative government stop its reckless cuts and create an Ontario for everyone.
Toronto – October 24, 2019 – With the 2019 Federal Election now over, UFCW Canada would like to say thank you to all the candidates who ran in the election, with a particularly special thanks to the seven UFCW members who ran for the New Democratic Party.
Toronto – October 16, 2019 - Prior to being elected leader of the federal NDP in 2017, Jagmeet Singh was an Ontario MPP from 2011 to 2017, as well as deputy leader of the Ontario NDP. He was born in Scarborough, Ontario, the son of immigrant parents, and before entering politics was a practicing lawyer.
Toronto – October 12, 2019 – October 17 is globally observed as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. On this day we raise awareness of the impacts of poverty and call on our political leaders to address this important issue.