February 14, 2012 - UFCW Canada members and activists gathered with other community members for the Fourth Annual Calgary Valentine's Day Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women. The Calgary memorial was one of 12 such events held across Canada to honour and call attention to the 700 or more aboriginal women who have disappeared or been murdered over the past two decades, with the majority of the cases still unsolved.
"We Love You and Miss You " - February 14, 2012 Calgary Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women
Calgary, AB – 2012 is the fourth year that Calgarians will gather on Valentine's Day to honour the memories of women gone missing or murdered in Canada and to keep alive the hope that justice will be seen for these women and their families. Held at Scarboro United Church, the Calgary Valentine's Day Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Women will begin at 6:30pm.
TORONTO - February 10, 2012 - UFCW Canada, the leading advocate for agriculture workers in Canada, has called for a coroner's inquest into the horrific February 6, two-vehicle collision near Hampstead, Ontario that killed 10 migrant agriculture workers riding in a van, as well as the driver of the other vehicle.
TORONTO, ON — February 6, 2012- The union that has led a two-decade campaign for increased workplace and safety rights for Ontario farm workers has offered its condolences and renewed its call for increased diligence in the wake of a horrific two-vehicle collision Monday that reportedly killed 10 agriculture workers riding in a van, as well as the driver of another vehicle.