UFCW Canada Local 1006A and 175/633 riders took to the roads of Southern Ontario on August 20, 2016 for the 7th annual Ride for a Cure, raising more than $7,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada.
The ride began at UFCW Canada Local 1006A’s head office in Woodbridge and ended at UFCW Canada 175 & 633’s office in Mississauga.
Under rainy skies, UFCW Canada Local 1006A activists, staff and officers took to downtown Ottawa streets to celebrate Capital Pride on August 21, 2016.
“Each of us has an important role to play in helping build a compassionate and inclusive country where equality, human rights and fairness thrive and that is what our participation at Capital Pride is all about,” said President Wayne Hanley. “I want to thank our members and volunteers for their support and hard work in making this event a success.”
UFCW Canada Local 1006A made waves for charity as 250 participants came together for Summer Splash on August 13, 2016. Hosted by Local 1006A, the event featured dancing, music and much more.
Summer Splash is an annual fundraiser for Faces of Our Children, an organization which raises funds and awareness for the fight against Sickle Cell disease worldwide. Faces of our Children is the adopted charity of choice for the UFCW International Minority Coalition.
UFCW Canada Local 1006A was proud to join masqueraders and revellers at the Toronto Caribbean Carnival’s 49th Annual Grand Parade on July 30.
“Our participation at Caribana is about celebrating the incredible diversity of our membership and our communities,” said President Wayne Hanley. “We are thrilled to once again be part of this important community event which showcases the rich culture and traditions of many of our members.”