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Jul
29
Butcher Pre-Apprenticeship Program: Applied Theory for Trade Certification
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UFCW Canada’s Butcher Pre-Apprenticeship Program is a free online course for those interested in beginning a career in meat-cutting.

Students will learn about the important professional skills that will keep you safe on the job in an industry where attention to detail is a must. The retail landscape is a highly competitive market, so knowing tricks-of-the-(merchandising)-trade, coupled with the fundamentals of pricing, will make you a lucrative candidate in any meat department.

Intimate knowledge of your product as a retail meat specialist allows you to bring expert insight into your department’s offerings and gives you an edge when relaying important information to customers.

Learn more about the Butcher Pre-Apprenticeship Program at UFCW Canada WebCampus

Learn about free education opportunities on our UFCW 1518 Education Portal

Dates:
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 to Thursday, July 29, 2021
Location:
Online
Sep
21
Gender Equality Week
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With the passing of Bill C-309 on June 21, 2018, Gender Equality Week calls attention to the progress made in Canada towards advancing gender equality. Click here to find out more.

Dates:
Monday, September 21, 2020 to Friday, September 25, 2020
Location:
Canada
Sep
30
Orange Shirt Day
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The initiative began in 2013, when Residential school survivor Phyllis Webstad shared her story of the maltreatment that she received at St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School in B.C. The day calls us to recognize the harm these schools perpetrated against Indigenous children and presents an opportunity to find ways to combat racism and bullying. To learn more about Orange Shirt Day and how you can participate, click here.

Date:
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Location:
Canada
Oct
10
World Mental Health Day
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The day calls attention to mental health issues around the world and provides an opportunity to address the stigma that surrounds mental health while promoting actions to support good mental health. For more information, click here!

Date:
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Time:
All Day
Location:
World
Oct
11
National Coming Out Day (NCOD)
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NCOD was started following the 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Allies. It celebrates LGBTQ+ identities and affirms that when people know someone who is LGBTQ+, they are more likely to vote for legislation that is inclusive of gender diverse persons.

Date:
Sunday, October 11, 2020
Location:
World