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Katelyn Gowlett wins 2014 UFCW International Scholarship

October 18, 2014 – Katelyn Gowlett from Bayswater, New Brunswick has won the UFCW’s esteemed international scholarship – totalling $8,000. Katelyn is the daughter of Randy Gowlett, a member of UFCW Canada Local 1288P at Pepsi in Saint John, New Brunswick.

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Cambridge Estates Personal Care (Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc) – Local 1252

On October 9, 2014 the members of Local 1252 at the Cambridge Estates Personal Care, ratified their collective agreement. Term of Agreement, 3 years at 3%, 3% and 3%.

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UFCW Eastern Provinces Council helps veterans’ bus service

September 15, 2014 – UFCW Canada’s Eastern Provinces Council has made a much-needed donation to the Walter Callow Wheelchair Bus service in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The service has existed since 1947. It provides veterans and persons with disabilities with recreational transportation and tours, using three specially equipped vehicles.

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UFCW Canada Atlantic activists celebrate Halifax Pride

August 7, 2014 – UFCW Canada Atlantic activists proudly joined thousands of other participants at the Halifax Pride Parade, July 26. The parade was part of the 27th Annual Halifax Pride Festival and featured 106 floats — including a UFCW Canada float sponsored by the UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council (EPC).

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Workers at Lawtons Drugs Halifax join the union – UFCW 864

July 25, 2014 –  Workers at Lawtons Drugs in downtown Halifax are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 864 after voting "YES" to joining Canada's best retail union. The bargaining unit was recently certified by the Nova Scotia Labour Board, following a successful determination vote in June.

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