The Ontario government has announced that UFCW Canada, along with several other leading voices, will represent the interests of workers and workplace safety on the province’s first-ever Prevention Council.
After inspiring the nation and leading the New Democratic Party of Canada to an historic electoral victory as the Official Opposition, beloved NDP Leader Jack Layton succumbed to cancer on August 22, 2011. However, Jack left us with words of hope, love and optimism.
The federal Conservative Government's criticisms of taxes are intended to make Canadians believe that taxes are evil and unnecessary and that we as citizens are better off paying lower taxes. However, these criticisms are completely false – taxes benefit all Canadians and are the foundation of a just and caring society.
Marlene Gordon came to Canada in 2009 as a temporary foreign worker. As a proud mother of two young children and one stepson, she felt compelled to seek international employment outside of her native Jamaica to provide for her family. She didn’t see migration as a choice but as a need to improve her family’s livelihood. Marlene hoped that by working full time in Canada, she’d have the opportunity to pursue her studies in early childhood education.