Toronto – February 5, 2015 – In Canada, the Supreme Court recently affirmed workers' right to strike as essential to meaningful collective bargaining. It is now Canada’s responsibility to support this decision at the international level.
Washington, D.C.– February 5, 2015 – The UFCW International Scholarship Program application process is now open to eligible applicants across North America. For over 45 years the UFCW International Union has awarded union scholarships to recognize UFCW and UFCW Canada members and their dependents.
Vancouver – January 30, 2015 – For the second time, Mexico’s claim of sovereign immunity has failed to convince a BC court to quash evidence that pointed to the Mexican government blacklisting Mexican migrant workers from returning to Canada because they were suspected of being union sympathizers.
Vancouver – January 29, 2015 – Education and training directors from UFCW Canada Local Unions across the country recently met in Vancouver to align their efforts in empowering members from coast to coast with the best in online and classroom learning resources.
Toronto – January 29, 2015 – Black history month in Canada has a long and ambitious history. The imperative to reflect upon the immense contributions of Africans and people of African heritage, started over 60 years ago in the 1950s in Toronto.
Toronto – January 28, 2015 – In 2007, the Harper government established the Mental Health Commission of Canada to develop surveys and strategies to act as a "catalyst for improving the mental health system".