Toronto – October 6, 2021 – Every October 10, people around the world observe World Mental Health Day to raise awareness of the stigmas surrounding mental illness and the importance of promoting mental health.
Peterborough, Ont. – October 5, 2021 – UFCW 175 & 633 members at Minute Maid in Peterborough, Ontario recently ratified a new four-year collective agreement that, in addition to increasing wages, has boosted reimbursement for mental services by $1,000.
Toronto – October 1, 2021 – Over the last 150 years, women in Canada have made notable strides towards gender equality in our workplaces and communities, and each year activists across the country honour Women’s History Month to celebrate those gains.
Montreal – September 28, 2021 – Last June, the Canadian Parliament passed legislation to create a statutory holiday for federal government employees and federally regulated workplaces to commemorate the tragic fate of residential school victims.
Ottawa – September 24, 2021 – In June of this year, the federal government proclaimed September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day calls for recognition and reflection of the ongoing legacy of Canada’s residential school system. As a paid statutory holiday, it covers all federally regulated employees working in the public and private sector.