Fraser Valley Labour Council Archive News & Events
PAST EVENT: 20th Anniversary of Black History Month in Canada sponsored by National Congress of Black Women Foundation, Burnaby, BC - Sunday, March 15, 2015; doors at 3:30 pm, program starts at 4:00 pm; dinner at 5:00. Click here for more information.
PAST EVENT: End Violence Against Women 4th Annual Candlelight Vigil at Holland Park at 13428 Old Yale Road in Surrey on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
PAST EVENT: United Way of the Fraser Valley 2014 Campaign Kick-off Breakfast taking place on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 7:00 am to 8:30 am at the Abbotsford Civic Plaza.
PAST EVENT: Free Labour Education Workshops presented by the Fraser Valley Labour Council! Registration is required for two workshops being presented on Saturday, September 27, 2014: “Drug and Alcohol Absenteeism” and/or “Bullying in the Workplace”. Click here for more information.
PAST EVENT: The September 2014 meeting of the Fraser Valley Labour Council will take place on Wednesday, September 24 - please note this is a date change from the originally scheduled meeting. There are no council meetings in July or August.
PAST EVENT: Fraser Valley Labour Council 5th Annual Labour Day Picnic - Monday, September 1st, 2014. Bring your friends and family! Click here for Labour Day events taking place around British Columbia. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS
NEWS: Support Unifor members who are ON STRIKE and on the picket line at Cascade Aerospace at 1337 Townline Road in Abbotsford, BC. Messages of support can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAST EVENT: *Updated: The January 2014 Fraser Valley Labour Council meeting will feature Guest Speaker Ryan Walter, retired NHL hockey player and former member of the Vancouver Canucks. All affiliated union members are invited to join Labour Council delegates at this meeting. Click here for more info.
PAST EVENT: December, 2013 - 19th Annual Labour Community Christmas DInners taking place on December 24, 2013 needs volunteers and your help! Click here to find out more.
NEWS: December, 2013 - Sign the “Petition to the House of Commons to expand the CPP/QPP” - you can sign on-line or to be accepted in the House of Commons, original signatures are required. Download the petition and sign today.
NEWS: November, 2013 - Labour icon Jack Munro dies of cancer at the age of 82
PAST EVENT: 4th Annual Fraser Valley Labour Council Picnic to take place on Monday, September 2, 2013 - bring your family, friends and co-workers!
NEWS: June, 2013 - Senate amends Bill C-337 and returns this anti-union Bill to Parliament
NEWS: June 26, 2013 - CLC says Bill C-377 should be withdrawn: Appreciates Senate amendments but bill still unacceptable
PAST EVENT: Day of Mourning 2013
NEWS: February, 2013 - Bill C-377 Senate debates begin
NEWS: September 1, 2012 - Find out more about the Union Advantage in Abbotsford-Mission! Click here.
NEWS: Hundreds gather for the 3rd Annual Fraser Valley Labour Council Labour Day Picnic, Mill Lake Park, Abbotsford, co-sponsored by the United Way of the Fraser Valley
NEWS: June 5, 2012 - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives releases new video: A Day in the Life of Your Taxes. View here.
NEWS: November 22, 2011 - FVLC Endorsed Municipal Candidates - updated with election results
PAST EVENT: Save the Date! Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - Spaghetti Dinner & Cake Auction Fundraiser for the United Way.
PAST EVENT: LDB Workers Fight Back Petition Rally, Wednesday, June 19th, 2012. Click here for more info.
PAST EVENT: Saturday, June 23, 2012 - Protein for People Project Free Community BBQ & Kid's Play Zone at Godson Elementary, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
PAST EVENT: Celebrate International Women's Day with the Fraser Valley Labour Council, Wednesday, March 7, 2012
PAST EVENT: Thursday, September 15, 2011 - FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST KICK-OFF to launch the United Way of the Fraser Valley 2011 Campaign! Bring your union banners - click here for more information. Everyone is invited to attend!
PAST EVENT: Monday, September 5, 2011 - FVLC 2nd Annual Labour Day Picnic at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford! Bring your family, friends & co-workers!
NEWS: July 11, 2011 - CUPW - A cautionary tale of union-busting, with a little help from the media: RABBLE.CA
NEWS: May 30, 2011 - Vibrant Abbotsford sets ‘living wage’ at $16.24 per hour for a family of four
NEWS: February, 2011 - FVLC President Brian Harder issues letter of support for Wisconsin Workers
PAST EVENT: December 15, 2010 - March & Rally for Extra Foods Strikers, at noon in Maple Ridge
NEWS: December, 2010 - Teachers speak out about FSA Testing
NEWS: November, 2010 - FVLC President Brian Harder talks unions with Abbotsford|Today.ca online magazine
PAST EVENT: Saturday, November 6, 2010 - Spaghetti Spectacular Fundraiser
PAST EVENT: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - Annual FVLC Spaghetti Dinner & Dessert Auction Fundraiser for the United Way
PAST EVENT: Monday, September 6, 2010 - Fraser Valley Labour Council 1st Annual Labour Day Picnic a complete success!
PAST EVENT: June 16, 2010 - Join the Fraser Valley Labour Council at our June meeting for a BBQ & Fundraiser!
PAST EVENT: Day of Mourning Ceremony, April 28, 2010
NEWS: October, 2009 - Striking UFCW members rally with supporters
NEWS: October, 2009 - Spaghetti Dinner & Dessert Auction Fundraiser raises $1659 for the United Way
NEWS: September, 2009 - Memorial service for Joy Langan
PAST EVENT: June, 2009 - Rally to support striking workers at Maple Ridge Extra Foods
NEWS: May, 2009 - CLC calls for boycott of Old Dutch Snack Foods Ltd.
PAST EVENT: March, 2009 - FVLC supports striking workers at Maple Ridge Extra Foods
NEWS: January, 2009 - Council returns Harder as President
NEWS: Nov. 2008 - Canada’s labour movement endorses national boycott of Petro Canada
PAST EVENT: Nov. 2008 - Fraser Valley Labour Council hosts successful dinner and auction for United Way
NEWS: Oct. 2008 - FVLC endorses municipal candidates for Fall 2008 civic elections
PAST EVENT: June, 2008 - You're Invited to the Fraser Valley Labour Council BBQ, June 18, 2008
PAST EVENT: June, 2008 - Ethical Trading Forum on June 12, 2008
PAST EVENT: June, 2008 - Langley Teachers Community Forum June 7, 2008
NEWS: Dec, 2007 - Workers finally have new law to protect their wages