A new group of workers are the newest members of the UFCW Canada family after recently voting to join Local 1518. The new members work for Tojalomi Enterprises Ltd., a retail food store, gas station, and cafe located in Fort Fraser, B.C. In a vote conducted on September 10th, the workers proudly said “Yes!” to UFCW Canada.
Under clear blue skies, thousands of participants, including Local 1000A staff, members and activists, took to the streets of downtown Ottawa on August 26, 2012 to celebrate the Capital Pride Parade. Decked out in UFCW gold T-shirts, they danced and waved flags as they made their way through the downtown core.
Under a Joint Diversity Initiative, UFCW Canada Local 1518 and Overwaitea recently participated in Vancouver’s Pinoy Fiesta, which invites everyone to spend the day celebrating the vibrant Filipino culture. Thousands of families attended the colourful event in the city’s Memorial South Park.