Saskatoon, Sask. – March 11, 2019 – Labour activists, community allies, and family members came out in large numbers on March 8 to show solidarity with striking UFCW Local 1400 members at Saskatoon Co-op.
Toronto – March 9, 2019 – Activists from UFCW Canada’s National Office and UFCW Local 1006A recently attended a special event with Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, at Ryerson University ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day.
Ottawa – March 8, 2019 – UFCW Canada recently traveled to Parliament Hill to present at a Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration hearing on ways to improve Canada’s immigration system and strengthen the rights and working conditions of migrant workers.
Saskatoon, Sask. – March 7, 2019 – Striking UFCW Local 1400 members at Saskatoon Co-op recently raised thousands of dollars for community members in need, as workers on the picket line decided to dig deep to support the Kinsmen Foundation’s Telemiracle fundraiser.
Gimli, Man. – March 6, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 832 members working at the Diageo Canada distillery in Gimli have ratified a new collective agreement. The more than 50 members at Diageo produce, distill and mature world-famous Crown Royal Whiskey before it is shipped to Ontario for bottling.
Toronto – March 5, 2019 –The first International Women's Day occurred in 1911, supported by over one million people. Today, IWD is celebrated all over the world with a renewed commitment: Let's Build a Gender-balanced World.
Toronto – March 4, 2019 – UFCW Canada Local 175 members at Flemingdon Health Centre in Toronto have ratified their first collective agreement. The 90 members employed by Flemingdon provide community health care services at three locations in Toronto.