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Vote for MMP – The Best Choice for P.E.I.

Is it time to change the way we vote in P.E.I.? The UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council believes that it is, and islanders are now being asked for our input on this issue through a plebiscite that runs from October 29 to November 7. A plebiscite is a non-binding vote on a public question involving change. In this case, the question is whether or not we want to reform P.E.I.’s voting system.

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UFCW activists Light the Night in Halifax

Halifax – October 27, 2016 – UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces activists led the way at this year's Light the Night walk in Halifax, with the UFCW’s “Team Luminary” emerging as one of the top fundraising teams at the event. Dozens of UFCW Canada Local 864 members, family members, and staff participated in the walk, raising over $30,000 for the life-saving efforts of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC).

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Songs for the Unsung

Halifax – September 27, 2016 – Join us at the Bella Rose Arts Centre in Halifax, Saturday, October 22 at 8 p.m., for Songs for the Unsung; a concert tribute to family caregivers for leukemia and lymphoma patients.

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Important information for the unionized crew aboard the Maude Adams

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia - August 29, 2016 – UFCW Canada has filed a successorship application with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour to represent the crew who fish on this vessel.

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Labour Day celebrations – September 5

August 22, 2016 – Labour Day is all about members, families, and the achievements of the labour movement. On September 5, share the celebration and the solidarity with UFCW Canada members, activists, family members, and other labour allies at Labour Day marches, rallies, picnics and gatherings across the Atlantic Provinces.

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