Toronto – January 10, 2013 – The S.A.M.E. will soon make history. On January 17, the Students Against Migrant Exploitation, or The S.A.M.E., will mark the official launch of its very first high-school chapter.
Toronto – January 7, 2013 – As another year passes, The S.A.M.E. continues to break new ground in engaging youth and their communities about the plight of migrant workers in Canada. The newest effort by The Students Against Migrant Exploitation, or The S.A.M.E., is a four-part mini-series on the experiences of migrant agricultural workers in Canada.
Winnipeg – December 11, 2012 – The 2012 Phase Two of the Youth Internship Program (YIP) recently concluded in Winnipeg, Manitoba. YIP is UFCW Canada's well program for developing youth leadership and empowering young member activists in their union and communities.
Youth activists from UFCW Canada Local Unions across the country recently met in Winnipeg for the second phase of the 2012 Youth Internship Program, which focused on building strength in the retail industry, and followed Phase One where the group met in the Western Region and Ontario.
While Toronto's Jane-Finchneighbourhood is often the focal point of negative attention, in reality it is one of Canada’s most diverse, enriched, and resilient communities. It is not often that the great work done by many Jane-Finch individuals, families and community groups is reported by the media, but that is not an indicator of the community's commitment. Daily, community leaders strive to alter the negative image Jane-Finch has come to have.
As a financial security advisor, I work closely with individuals, families, and businesses to plan a stable and secure financial future. One of the best pieces of advice that I give to young adults is to start saving and investing early. The earlier you start saving, the more likely you are to make it a lifelong habit, and that can help you reach your financial goals on time.