Ottawa – December 17, 2020 – UFCW Canada National President Paul Meinema met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and federal cabinet ministers this week in a series of calls and virtual meetings about the latest impacts of COVID-19 on UFCW Canada members and the need to build back better.
Toronto – December 10, 2020 – Attention all UFCW activists: new legislation has been brought forward that would help millions of Canadians with their prescription drug costs by introducing a universal pharmacare system. Help make universal pharmacare a reality for all by signing the petition supporting the Canada Pharmacare Act.
Toronto – December 7, 2020 – The lack of concrete action from conservative premiers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario in fighting the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic shows that political concerns override public health concerns when conservatives are in power.
Toronto – December 5, 2020 – UFCW recently advocated for increased financial support for workers in the airline sector as part of a New Democratic Party roundtable discussion exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on this important industry.
Toronto – November 28, 2020 – The Ontario government’s recently released Prevention, Control, and Outbreak Support Strategy for COVID-19 in Ontario's Farm Workers is destined to fail in protecting migrant farm workers from the coronavirus in part because the government neglected to consult with migrant workers before creating the strategy.