Aspiring nursing student receives BDM scholarship to help accomplish her dream
March June 15,2012 - Every year UFCW Canada awards 18 dedicated and commendable students with the Beggs-Dowling-Mathieu Scholarship of $1,000 each. One of this year’s recipients is Cindy Coombs, a dedicated university student working towards a Bachelor of Nursing Degree at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. Cindy is currently a practicing LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) who realized she wanted to further her education in nursing shortly after she started working in the field.
Members stage seniority protest at Chancellor Park
March 23, 2012 - UFCW Canada Local 1252 members working at a long-term care facility in St. John's have sent a strong message to the employer that seniority must be respected when it come to scheduling — with a stronger one to come.
Organizing victory for Radisson workers in Halifax
November 18, 2011 - More than 20 workers at the Radisson Suite Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia, recently became the newest members to join the UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council (EPC).
Clearwater workers say “Union Yes!”
September 30, 2011 - UFCW Canada welcomes the Clearwater Seafood workers who recently became the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 864 after decisively voting “Yes!” for the union.
UFCW Canada welcomes Cambridge Suites members
August 19, 2011 - UFCW Canada recently welcomed Cambridge Suites employees in Sydney, Nova Scotia, who became the newest group of hospitality workers to join the union on August 17.