Toronto – February 28, 2013 – To commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day, marked on March 8 every year, UFCW Canada is proud to assist Local Unions, activists, friends and supporters in celebrating this important day of recognition and achievement through a new poster that is now freely available for sharing in workplaces, schools and social media networks.
Toronto – February 26, 2013 – The event was called "Girl Power", but the audience was almost equally comprised of men and women students at the recent gathering held at Toronto's Ryerson University. The seminar, sponsored by UFCW Canada Local 1000A, was organized by B-2026. This group of Ryerson students — including Kanisha Clark who is also a Local 1000A member at No Frills — wants to advance the goal that by 2026, 30% of Canada's political posts will be filled by women.
Toronto, Ont. – February 12, 2013 – Canada’s leading union is calling on members, friends and supporters to join activists around the world for ONE BILLION RISING, the largest day of action in the history of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls.
Saskatoon, Sask. – January 25, 2013 – UFCW Canada women activists recently joined more than 150 sisters from across Saskatchewan, as labour, community and social activists gathered in Saskatoon for the first-ever Saskatchewan Women’s Forum 2013: Connecting Voices for Change – to share their stories, connect with each other, and discuss issues relevant to women in Saskatchewan and all over the world.
Saskatoon, Sask. – January 22, 2013 – Terry Harris is President of UFCW Canada Local 649. Local 649 consists of one bargaining unit at Federated Co-operatives Limited in Saskatoon, with five separate and unique sites — head office, warehouse, feed mill, Saskatoon propane plant, and Melfort propane plant.