Ottawa – September 15, 2021 – On September 7, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted “Young people aren’t asking for a free house. They want a fair shot at buying their own. We’re going to make sure (they) can.”
Toronto – September 14, 2021 – International Equal Pay Day, annually commemorated on September 18, was established in 2019 by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in response to painfully slow progress on women’s economic empowerment, the undervaluing of work traditionally held by women, and the difficulties in tackling pay inequality around the world.
Toronto – September 10, 2021 – UFCW Canada recently concluded another successful season of the country’s leading labour training program for young activists – the UFCW Canada Young-Workers Internship Program (YIP).
Toronto – September 9, 2021 – Following calls from UFCW Canada and advocacy partners to Ditch Toxic Receipts, Metro Inc. has made a public commitment toend the use of paper receipts coated with toxic bisphenol A (BPA) and bisphenol S (BPS) in all Metro food and pharmacy banners.