Montreal – October 23, 2019 – Restaurant workers at the Juliette & Chocolat restaurant and chocolate shop on Monkland Street in Montreal are the newest members of UFCW Local 500 after saying “Yes!” to joining the union.
Toronto – October 22, 2019 – October 25 is World Pasta Day, a time to celebrate all things pasta by enjoying one of the most beloved dishes across the globe. UFCW Canada members proudly make a number of delicious pasta products, including the ones listed on our Great Canadian Food Products page. On October 25, slurp up these amazing UFCW-made pastas and sauces!
St. John’s, N.L., Halifax, N.S., Montreal, London, Ont., Calgary, and Vancouver – October 21, 2019 – From St. John’s to Vancouver, and numerous cities in between, UFCW activists from across Canada joined families, friends and neighbours at Light the Night walks to support and fundraise for the life changing and life saving work of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).
Toronto – October 18, 2019 - Pursuing a career in the certified trades continues to be top of mind among many post-secondary students who know the value that practical skills can bring to the workplace.
Calgary – October 16, 2019 – Douglas O’Halloran, president of UFCW 401 for three decades, a UFCW International Vice President, and a pillar of the UFCW family and the labour movement, passed away peacefully on October 14 after a long illness, surrounded by his family.
Toronto – October 16, 2019 - Prior to being elected leader of the federal NDP in 2017, Jagmeet Singh was an Ontario MPP from 2011 to 2017, as well as deputy leader of the Ontario NDP. He was born in Scarborough, Ontario, the son of immigrant parents, and before entering politics was a practicing lawyer.