Quispamsis, N.B. – November 28, 2019 – Hannah Fowler is one of eighteen winners of the 2019 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship. Each year UFCW Canada offers 18 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships worth $1,000 each to active members and their family members for post-secondary study.
Toronto – November 27, 2019 – The unanimous ruling by the Ontario Divisional Court to strike down Premier Doug Ford's so-called ‘Student Choice Initiative’ (SCI) followed a legal action by the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario and the York Federation of Students which challenged the government’s calculated attack on students’ rights, union rights, academic freedom, and student services on Ontario campuses.
Toronto – November 26, 2019 – Congratulations to UFCW Canada Local 175 members at the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) on ratifying their first collective agreement. Members at the CCVT provide vital support and integration services to refugees and survivors of war, torture and trauma.
Victoria, B.C. – November 25, 2019 – Retail workers at Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) in Victoria, British Columbia are the newest members of UFCW Local 1518 after recently voting “Yes!” to joining the union.
Toronto – November 23, 2019 – UFCW Canada’s Human Rights, Equity, and Diversity Committee members recently participated in an environmental racism workshop hosted by union facilitators from the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC).
Mississauga, Ont. – November 22, 2019 – Congratulations to UFCW Canada Local 12R24 member Amanda Ead, one of two winners of an Apple iPad for referring other union members to apply for the UFCW Canada - BDM Scholarship.