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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
Nov
20
Transgender Day of Remembrance
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Observed since 1999, the date honours lives lost due to acts of anti-transgender violence. It can take the form of vigils, demonstrations or awareness raising actions about existing barriers. To find out more, click here!

Date:
Friday, November 20, 2020
Location:
Canada
Dec
01
World AIDS Day
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Observed since 1988, the global movement is an opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV, support persons living with HIV, remember those whose lives were cut short due to HIV/AIDS and raise awareness about this disease. Click here to find out more.

Date:
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Time:
All Day
Location:
World
Dec
06
National Day for Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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Following the December 6, 1989 massacre of 14 women killed in Quebec simply for being women, the date is observed on an annual basis to call attention to the importance of combatting gender-based violence.

Date:
Sunday, December 6, 2020
Location:
Canada
Dec
10
Human Rights Day
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Adopted and proclaimed by the UN in 1948 to coincide with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the date calls us to stand up for our rights and those of others by upholding the protections that benefit all human beings.

Date:
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Location:
World