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Higgs insults long-term care workers with dismissive letter

Higgs insults long-term care workers with dismissive letter Despite numerous calls by UFCW, the Higgs government refuses to properly recognize the essential contributions of long-term care members.

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BDM Scholarship helps UFCW 864 member with college fees

BDM Scholarship helps UFCW 864 member with college feesHalifax – January 20, 2021 – Pratik Patel is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship. Currently studying Massage Therapy at Eastern College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Pratik is a proud member of UFCW Local 864.

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Higgs Government continues to leave critical eldercare workers “out in the cold,” says UFCW

UFCW Canada EPCMoncton, N.B. – January 5, 2021 – UFCW Canada is calling on the Higgs government to finally do the right thing by stopping its 5-month exclusion of essential eldercare workers from a federally funded wage top-up program.

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UFCW EPC Scholarship winners: A word to our dedicated students

Halifax – November 30, 2020 – As part of the UFCW Canada - Eastern Provinces Council’s commitment to advancing the educational goals of young members, the union offers a scholarship program that provides 13 bursaries to local youth to aid in their studies. We would like to take this time to thank all those who applied for the scholarships and congratulate this year’s recipients.

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Light the Night 2020 for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada

Halifax – October 24, 2020 - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this years regional Light the Night event was held on the eighth floor of the Hotel Halifax by UFCW Eastern Provinces Council activists and their friends and family.  We were able to celebrate the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) event together in a safe environment while watching a live stream of the event around Canada.

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