UFCW Canada activists gathered in Hamilton on Jan. 29 to join over 10,000 people from across Ontario to stand in solidarity with locked out Steelworkers and to send a very strong message to the Stephen Harper government about pension rights.
UFCW Canada members recently made a strong statement for human rights by joining over 400 activists in Ottawa to participate in the “Rise Up for Your Rights!” Conference organized by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).
On Feb. 3 thousands of Canadians from coast to coast will celebrate Chinese New Year – the Year of the Rabbit – by spending time with friends and family in numerous fun-filled activities to mark year 4709 on the lunar calendar.
Cargill Inc. – one of UFCW Canada’s largest employers and one of the world’s largest food companies – is reporting banner profits for last year. In fact, Cargill recently announced net profits of $1.49 billion for 2010, representing a 304% increase from this time last year.
Some UFCW Canada activist members from Saskatchewan recently got the big picture on organizing at a workshop held recently in Saskatoon. National representatives Chris O’Halloran and Lily Olson facilitated the three-day workshop.