Congratulations to the members and supporters of WIN Region 6, who held a community yard sale on Saturday, July 23, 2016 and raised $501 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada.
"It’s amazing to see the difference that our members are making in their communities through initiatives like this yard sale,” said President Wayne Hanley. "WIN Region 6 can be proud of the outstanding job they did in hosting this event and raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada.”
UFCW Canada Local 1006A members working at Baton Rouge in Ottawa recently voted to ratify their first-ever union contract with gains for all workers. Ratified on July 19, 2016, the contract runs from May 15, 2016 to May 14, 2019 and covers 65 members.
UFCW Canada Local 1006A joined more than 2000 junior masqueraders in Malvern on Saturday, July 16, 2016 for Caribana Junior Carnival and Family Day.
The annual event features children and youth in Mas costumes. Participants ranged in age from 7 months to 16 years. The parade started at Malvern Community Centre and ended at Neilson Park. The Junior Carnival is a precursor event to the Grand Parade, which takes place on July 30.
UFCW Canada Local 1006A flags flew high over Brockville as union members, staff and friends marched through the downtown on Saturday, July 16, 2016for the city’s annual Pride Parade.
The community event started at Brockville Armoury and ended at Hardy Park.
"Our participation in Brockville Pride is about celebrating the rich diversity in our union and in our communities,” said President Wayne Hanley. "It is also about standing up for equality, fairness and human rights with our sisters, brothers and friends in the LGBTQ community."