Toronto – April 28, 2020 – Earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump asked 3M to stop shipping N95 masks to Canada and other countries out of fear that the United States might experience a shortfall in the personal protective equipment.
Toronto – April 27, 2020 – April 28 is the National Day of Mourning, a time when Canadians across the country remember workers who have been killed, disabled, injured, or made ill on the job. The Day of Mourning is also a time for action, and this year’s focus is the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Toronto – April 24, 2020 – There are many reasons to look for a job – whether it be a layoff, a desire to advance, or recent life changes. And there are common feelings that accompany this event, including fear, apprehension, doubt, and uncertainty.
Ottawa – April 23, 2020 – Newly released data from the federal government shows that consumer trends in Canada’s food retail sector are changing rapidly due to COVID-19, with grocery sales increasing dramatically and sanitation product purchases skyrocketing as well.
Vaughan, Ont. – April 22, 2020 – As a cashier at No Frills, UFCW 1006A member Natasha Grey is now working on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19, helping to put food on the tables of Canadians and their families.
Calgary – April 21, 2020 – International Mother Earth Day, April 22, is an annual acknowledgement of our interconnectedness with the planet and the community we share with all living beings. Ron Klassen, Métis and Treaty One member and UFCW Local 401 member, knows all about the importance of taking care of each other as human beings and as union members.
Vancouver – April 20, 2020 – A new survey of Canadian attitudes and behaviour during the COVID-19 crisis finds that the coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted the grocery shopping habits of Canadians and their families, with a majority of people saying they are buying more food products than they normally would.