President’s Message

Welcome to our United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW Canada) Eastern Provinces Council web site. With the combined commitment of UFCW Canada Local 864, UFCW Canada Local 1252, and UFCW Canada Local 1288P, UFCW Canada is a strong ally and voice in protecting and promoting the rights and ambitions of thousands of UFCW Canada local union members across the Atlantic Provinces.

We are a workers' organization dedicated to ensuring that dignity, fairness, safety, and you, are respected by your employer.

Whether you work in hospitality, food processing, health care, manufacturing, security, retail, or the service industry, UFCW Canada is there to make sure your hard work is valued and rewarded fairly. Bargaining good contracts and benefits is part of that. So is making sure that every right you have as a worker – under the law and under your contract – is respected.

As a member of UFCW Canada Local 864, UFCW Canada Local 1252, or UFCW Canada Local 1288P, you can always count on being represented professionally, whether your employer is a small establishment or a large multinational corporation. You can also count on some great training, educational and scholarship opportunities developed especially for UFCW Canada members and their families.

If you are a UFCW Canada member, thanks for your support and involvement in making your Local Union a strong voice for you and your fellow workers. If you are not a union member and are looking to gain the advantages of UFCW Canada membership, the UFCW Canada Local Unions of the Eastern Provinces Council are ready to work with you in building a better workplace and future for you and your family.


 In solidarity,

Mark Dobson, President
UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council