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2016 UFCW Canada EPC scholarship winners announced

Each year, the UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council awards a number of union scholarships worth $1,000 each to UFCW Canada Local 864, Local 1288P, and Local 1252 members and the children of members pursuing post-secondary education.

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Victory for voting reform in P.E.I.

Charlottetown, P.E.I. – November 10, 2016 – In a major victory for electoral reform, voters in Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) have chosen Mixed Member Proportional Representation (MMP) as their preferred voting system.

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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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