Calgary – January 27, 2023 – Umair Ahad is the founder of the Pamir Canadian Multiculturalism Council (PCMC) and is a 2022 UFCW Canada Equity Grant Recipient. PCMC is a Calgary-based, non-profit organization that works to provide services in education, environment, project/program management, refugee resettlement, LGBTQ+ and social activism nationally and internationally.
Calgary – January 26, 2023 – UFCW 401 members at Core-Mark facilities in Calgary and Edmonton showed perseverance and resolve in securing a new collective agreement, pushing the company to do better after rejecting its initial offer and mulling a strike vote.
Toronto – January 25, 2023 – On January 29, 2017, six worshippers lost their lives at a Québec City mosque. Ibrahima Barry, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Abdelkrim Hassane, Azzedine Soufiane, and Aboubaker Thabti were fathers, sons, husbands, brothers, and community members.
Kingston, Ont. – January 23, 2023 – Workers at Canada Royal Milk are celebrating union certification after waiting more than two years for the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) to render a decision.
Hamilton, Ont. – January 18, 2023 – Bianca Mammarella is a UFCW 175 Union member employed in the grocery retail sector. She’s also a 2022 UFCW Canada equity grant recipient for McMaster Hope, a university-campus led initiative in Ontario which provides supports for prospective students facing adversity, along with addressing social justice barriers within the Hamilton region.