TORONTO, ON – February 16, 2012 – More than 5,000 emails in one day alone have been sent to President Felipe Calderón of Mexico telling him to stop the blacklisting of Mexican migrant who exercised their fundamental human and labour rights while working Canada.
February 14, 2012 - UFCW Canada members and activists gathered with other community members for the Fourth Annual Calgary Valentine's Day Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women. The Calgary memorial was one of 12 such events held across Canada to honour and call attention to the 700 or more aboriginal women who have disappeared or been murdered over the past two decades, with the majority of the cases still unsolved.
TORONTO - February 10, 2012 - UFCW Canada, the leading advocate for agriculture workers in Canada, has called for a coroner's inquest into the horrific February 6, two-vehicle collision near Hampstead, Ontario that killed 10 migrant agriculture workers riding in a van, as well as the driver of the other vehicle.
UFCW Canada would like to congratulate Paul Cavalluzzo on his appointment to the Order of Ontario, which recognizes the greatest thinkers, activists, and pioneers in the province. Brother Cavalluzzo was officially bestowed with the honour at a ceremony conducted by David C. Onley, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, on January 26th at Queen's Park in Toronto.