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Raffle winners

June 1, 2016 – The winners of the raffle to raise funds for Fort McMurray have been announced. Thanks to everyone who participated.

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Strike ends as union wins first contract at Covered Bridge Potato Chips

May 25, 2016 – UFCW Canada members at Covered Bridge Potato Chips have won a first contract, ending their five-month strike and a national campaign calling for a boycott of the company's products.

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Activists engage Costco, Farm Boy, Johnvince customers on National Day of Action for striking workers at Covered Bridge Potato Chips

May 17, 2016 – Hundreds of labour activists and community allies engaged with customers at Costco, Farm Boy, and Johnvince Foods locations across the country on Tuesday as part of the National Day of Action for striking workers at the Covered Bridge Potato Chips plant in Wakefield, New Brunswick.

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Tell major U.S. retailer Aldi to stop contracting with Covered Bridge Potato Chips

Hartland, N.B. – May 12, 2016 – UFCW Canada Local 1288P, the union representing striking members at Covered Bridge Potato Chips in Hartland, New Brunswick, and UFCW Canada’s National Office are calling on activists to support the next phase in the Covered Bridge workers’ struggle for fairness and respect.

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Leaf hockey jersey raffle fundraiser to aid Fort McMurray

Moncton,NS – May 12, 2016 – Two framed and signd Toronto Mape Leaf jerseys are being raffled to raise funds for Fort McMurray relief.

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