In the wake of the late-February earthquake that shook not only the nation of Chile but also the lives of thousands of Chileans worldwide, UFCW Canada was amongst the first organizations to respond to the crisis with a donation of $5,000 to Oxfam.
Mike Freeman dedicated over 20 years to helping the Canadian labour movement find the words and create the images that made a difference in the lives of working people. A longtime member of the UFCW Canada family, Brother Freeman died suddenly on April 13 at the National Office while doing the work he was meant to do and loved. He was 55.
LabourStart, the world’s leading information source for labour activists, has added its voice – and its vast network – to the growing number of individuals and organizations who are telling Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach to End the Harvest of Death!
This past weekend at various communities across Canada, many UFCW Canada members joined thousands of other working people and their families to participate in rallies, parades and gatherings to mark International Workers' Day.
For the first time in over 25 years, delegates from every UFCW Canada local union in the Atlantic Region officially came together to share experiences and discuss the issues facing members and non-organized workers in Eastern Canada.
A large group of UFCW Canada members, officers and staff joined hundreds of other activists and civil society organizations across the country on April 28 to remember the fallen and fight for living as part of the National Day of Mourning ceremonies.