Ottawa – February 9, 2018 – UFCW Canada activists recently joined labour allies from across the country in Ottawa to participate in a series of political action meetings with government ministers and Members of Parliament.
Toronto and Edmonton – January 19, 2018 – Ever since minimum wages were first introduced in Canada in the 1920s, the business community and right-wing politicians have protested each time the minimum wage has increased.
Newmarket, Ont. – December 18, 2017 – Activists from UFCW Locals 175 and 1006A and the UFCW Canada National Office were out in full force at a York Region Council meeting on December 14 to stand up for public holidays for retail workers in the region.
Ottawa and Toronto – December 8, 2017 – UFCW Canada young workers from across the country recently united for Phase 2 of Canada’s leading youth labour program – the UFCW Canada Young-Workers Internship Program (YIP).
Ottawa – November 30, 2017 – UFCW Canada National President Paul Meinema and UFCW Local Union presidents and activists from across the country recently gathered in Ottawa to participate in political action meetings with government ministers and Members of Parliament.
Toronto – November 25, 2017 – The Trudeau government’s claim of working for the middle class has taken a hit over the last few weeks due to the release of the Paradise Papers – a leak of over 13 million files from two offshore service providers and 19 tax havens’ company registries.