Hidalgo, Mexico – January 25, 2016 – Renewing its commitment to achieve justice and dignity for migrant workers, regardless of their migratory status or nationality, UFCW Canada recently donated hundreds of blankets to Otomi communities in the Mexican state of Hidalgo.
Quito, Equador – January 21, 2016 – UFCW Canada leaders recently took part in an international solidarity exchange in Ecuador, meeting with labour leaders, members from Ecuador's indigenous communities, and government and non-profit sector activists.
Toronto – December 16, 2015 – It is incredible what can happen in a few short months, as the tone regarding newcomers to Canada has changed quite dramatically for the better. For example, Canada is now in the midst of embracing 25,000 Syrian refugees fleeing from a very dire situation.
Mexico City, Mexico – November 20, 2015 – UFCW Canada and international community allies INILAB, INEDIM, and the Global Workers Justice Alliance recently held a joint press conference in Mexico City announcing the release of the UFCW Canada / AWA report on The Status of Migrant Farm Workers in Canada 2015.
Edmonton – November 18, 2015 – The exclusion of Alberta agriculture workers from basic workplace rights is coming to an end, thanks to new legislation introduced by the Notley NDP government. Bill 6: The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act was tabled in the Alberta Legislature on Tuesday.