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Month:
Jun
01
National Aboriginal History Month
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The month of June honours the contributions made by Aboriginal Canadians throughout our country’s history, and commemorates the rich traditions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities across Canada. UFCW Canada is proud to once again partner with the Caring Society to help foster equity for First Nations children. This year, additional community initiatives will be launched with I Love First Peoples, an organization that helps build solidarity between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples in Canada. UFCW Canada celebrates the cultural heritage of indigenous workers who form part of our union!

Location:
Canada
Aug
06
Vancouver Pride
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The majority of Pride parades are held all over Canada between June and September of each year. Last year, UFCW Canada and local unions participated in approximately 28 Pride festivities across the country; UFCW 1518 members and staff marched with pride in parades in Vancouver, Victoria, Prince George and Kelowna. Find more information about this year’s events here.

Date:
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Location:
Vancouver
Aug
13
Young Workers Internship Program
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Join other UFCW 1518 members for a week-long program designed to develop leadership and an understanding of unionism in young workers. Through a series of interactive activities and workshops, participants will learn about such hot topics as the art of negotiation, the importance of protest, and social media for social good as well as key concepts in politics, globalization and the economy. Find more information and register here.

Dates:
Sunday, August 13, 2017 to Friday, August 18, 2017
Location:
British Columbia
Sep
11
Union Meeting
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Join your elected leadership, union activists and fellow members for the President’s report, financial statement, committee reports and new business. Discuss hot topics, network with other members and get involved in your union!

Date:
Monday, September 11, 2017
Time:
7-8pm
Location:
UFCW 1518, 350 Columbia St. New Westminster