The Ontario government has announced that UFCW Canada, along with several other leading voices, will represent the interests of workers and workplace safety on the province’s first-ever Prevention Council.
The Students Against Migrant Exploitation, or the S.A.M.E., are continuing to spread their message and hundreds are listening, especially in Facebook where the group’s new Page already has over 1,100 Likes.
The United Nations (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed each year on August 9 in Canada and elsewhere around the globe. This day is celebrated to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. This is also an occasion to recognize the many valuable achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to our environment and way of life.
UFCW Canada activists and their families joined over a million masqueraders and spectators at the Toronto Caribana Parade on August 4. Once again joining long-time community partner and 16-time Band of the Year Winner, the Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club, UFCW Canada activists from Locals 12R24, 175 & 633, 1000A, 1993, and the National Office enthusiastically took part in the world’s largest Caribbean cultural celebration outside of the Caribbean.
Attention all UFCW Canada activists, friends, families and motorcycle enthusiasts: this year’s UFCW Canada Ride for a Cure will take place on Saturday, August 11. Registration for this year’s ride opens at 8:30 a.m. on August 11 at the UFCW Canada Local 1000A office at 70 Creditview Rd. in Woodbridge, Ontario.