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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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What you need to know about COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 a global pandemic that is spreading across the world and affecting a high percentage of the population.

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Keith Northrop, 1953 - 2020

Keith NorthropLower Sackville, N.S. – It is with great sadness that I inform you that Brother Keith Northrop, former President of Local 864 has passed away on April 29, 2020.

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