Ottawa – April 15, 2021 – The voice of Canada’s food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the federal government to create an additional 30,000 permanent residency (PR) opportunities for more than 100 critical occupations, including farm, greenhouse, and food processing workers.
Saulnierville, N.S. – April 12, 2021 – UFCW 864 members at Comeau Seafoods Limited deployed from the Shelburne Harbour aboard Lady Comeau III vessel have voted to accept a new union contract with historic victories for the industry.
Toronto – April 9, 2021 – The latest information from Kevin Grier Market Analysis and Consulting Inc. suggests an increase in demand for chicken products this spring. With the warm weather arriving and many eager to fire-up the BBQ, chicken sales at retailers lead a strong outlook.