The reckless actions of the Harper Tories in spying on Dr. Cindy Blackstock, child welfare advocate, the Executive Director of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada (FNCFCS), and a UFCW Canada national community partner, is disturbingly reminiscent of Senator Joseph McCarthy who terrorized Americans with the Red Scare during the 1950s, and utilized that fear to create a chilling effect on those who advocated for basic decency and human rights.
UFCW Canada had an unparalleled presence at the 11th Biennial Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) Convention in Toronto from November 21 to 25. With over 100 activists in attendance, UFCW Canada represented one of the largest delegations at the convention.
After weeks in the making, the first-ever Liberation Cup Soccer Tournament recently took place in Virgil, Ontario. Four teams in total participated, and three of the teams were comprised of migrant workers. The fourth team travelled from Toronto representing the San Lorenzo Community Center.
The UFCW Canada – AWA Awards were established to recognize exceptional individuals and organizations for making outstanding contributions and engaging in groundbreaking social justice work on behalf of Canada's agricultural workforce.