Toronto – June 14, 2019 – UFCW Canada, the country’s leading private sector union, welcomes the recommendations of the federal Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare calling for a universal, single-payer pharmacare program that would make prescription drug coverage part of Canada’s publicly-funded health care system.
Rosemont, Que. – June 13, 2019 – Workers at the Rosemont Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC), who have been members of the United Food and Commercial Workers since December, have voted unanimously in favour of a strike mandate following negotiations between the union and the employer.
Toronto – June 13, 2019 – After another tremendous fundraising season that topped $2.3 million, the UFCW Canada union family of members, activists and Local Unions have altogether raised over $43.7 million over the past three decades for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Que. – June 10, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 501 members working at the Association chasse et pêche Martin-Pêcheur, a hunting and fishing association in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, have a new union contract that provides wage increases, higher premiums, and more.
Toronto – June 8, 2019 – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has released his party’s plan to tackle climate change and invest in good jobs. The New Democrats’ climate plan is the most ambitious proposal of any political party and recognizes that the time for talk on climate change is now over.
New Westminster, B.C. – June 7, 2019 – On May 31, UFCW Canada Local 1518 celebrated the inauguration of “Salmon Arrows,” a newly installed mural at the union’s headquarters in New Westminster, British Columbia.