Each year on December 6 — the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women — we commemorate the loss of the 14 women who were murdered that day in 1989 at Montréal'sÉcolePolytechnique simply because they were women.
UFCW Canada National President Wayne Hanley was recently honoured as ‘Person of the Year’ by the UFCW Minority Coalition in Washington D.C., as the recipient of the UFCW Charlie Hayes Award. The award is presented annually by the UFCW Minority Coalition for lifetime achievement as an advocate for equal rights and social and economic justice.
TORONTO, ONTARIO - Three Mexican migrant agriculture workers have filed a lawsuit against the Canadian government and an Ontario agriculture operator for breach of contract and damages, after the workers were repatriated without a hearing or any explanation of why they were terminated. It is the first suit of its kind ever brought by migrant workers invoking their rights under Canada's Charter.