Toronto – April 12, 2017 – With the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse fast approaching, UFCW Canada is calling on members, activists, and allies to help verify safe working conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh.
Toronto – April 4, 2017 – UFCW Canada activists recently participated in the York University Global Labour Research Centre's (GLRC) event “Precarious and Political: Retail Workers' Struggle and Union Renewal in Ontario Supermarkets.”
Toronto – March 31, 2017 – Refugee Rights Day annually commemorates the April 4, 1985 ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada that refugee claimants are fully protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and are legally able to challenge a denial of their refugee status by the government.
Toronto – March 14, 2017 – Students Against Migrant Exploitation (SAME) recently brought their message of creative activism to more than 200 participants at the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) Annual Global Citizens conference held at York University in Toronto.
Toronto – March 2, 2017 – Calls to stop a government crackdown on trade unionists and garment workers in Bangladesh have paid off as the 35 activists who were arrested in a series of December 2016 raids have been released.