Toronto – November 3, 2015 – UFCW Canada and allies have launched the Coalition for Migrant Workers Rights Canada (CMWRC) – a national group composed of migrant-worker advocates and community partners.
Toronto – October 27, 2015 – A new report from UFCW Canada and the Agriculture Workers Alliance reveals how many of Canada’s more than 45,000 migrant and temporary agriculture workers regularly face workplace and human rights abuse. The Status of Migrant Farm Workers in Canada 2015 report calls for federal and provincial reforms to prevent exploitation.
Toronto – October 24, 2015 – As Canada's leading and most progressive union, UFCW Canada recognizes that migration and the hope of providing a better future for our children go hand in hand, and we understand the importance of education.
Abbotsford, B.C. – October 20, 2015 – UFCW Canada Local 1518 and the Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA) recently attended the unveiling of a new monument honouring three migrant farm workers who were killed when an overloaded van carrying eighteen people crashed on a highway in British Columbia eight years ago.
Mexico City, Mexico – September 29, 2015 – UFCW Canada joined with 17 other social justice and civil society organizations at the Migration and Development Civil Society Network (MADE) regional conference held recently in Mexico City.