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Federated Co-Operatives Limited announce plans for Integrated Agriculture Complex in Regina

Jan 17, 2022 | 9:34am

Federated Co-Operatives Limited (FCL) have announced their plans to build an Integrated Agriculture Complex north of the CO-OP Refinery in Regina. The complex will contain a renewable diesel facility along with a canola crushing plant in partnership with AGT Foods. The renewable diesel product plant at FCL represents a $2 billion investment for the province. […]

Unifor and Co-op will be meeting Monday

Jan 27, 2020 | 1:23pm

There is a major breakthrough in the lockout at the Co-Op refinery. On Monday, Unifor’s Scott Doherty announced that the two sides will be getting together. “At 4:00 p.m. today in Saskatoon, Kevin, Jerry and I will be meeting with Scott Banda in the hopes that we can finally end this dispute and get a […]

Unifor brings the Co-op Refinery picket line to Saskatoon

Jan 23, 2020 | 5:26pm

A group of around two dozen women from Unifor Local 594 and Unifor National made the trip from the picket line at the Co-op Refinery in Regina to downtown Saskatoon Thursday afternoon. The group set up a small picket line in front of the Alt Hotel on 2nd Avenue where Co-op CEO Scott Banda was […]

Unifor sets up blockades at a Co-op office and card-lock station in Regina

Jan 10, 2020 | 10:40am

After more than one month of an ongoing lockout, Unifor Local 594 members have now locked out Co-op managers from one of their offices in Regina and blocked the cardlock on Fleet Street. In a release, Unifor national president Jerry Dias says after locking out their loyal employees, its time they get a taste of […]

Coop Refinery workers take picket line to Saskatoon

Jan 8, 2020 | 2:30pm

Locked out Unifor Local 594 members from the Co-op Refinery travelled to Saskatoon Wednesday to picket in front of Federated Cooperatives Ltd headquarters downtown for the afternoon. About 30 of the 720 union members made the trip, with Unifor members from other locals supporting them. Local president, Kevin Bittman, says they have received support during […]

Trucking companies are calling for an end to labour problems at Co-Op Refinery

Dec 15, 2019 | 6:40am

One independent trucking firm in Regina is calling for both sides in the dispute involving workers at the Co-Op refinery to get back to the bargaining table so that his drivers can do what they are supposed to and not have to spend their day in a long line. Mike Schick runs K&M Trucking. He […]