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Vancouver – Members of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) are rallying on Valentine’s Day, calling on the government to show Border Services Officers some love and give them a fair contract.  

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Vancouver – On December 13, the last government pay day before Christmas, federal public service workers in Vancouver are rallying to raise awareness about the Phoenix pay system and to call on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure they are paid correctly and on time.

  • Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
  • Time: 12PM – 1PM
  • Location: Harbour Centre, 555 West Hastings, Vancouver

The Phoenix payroll system used by the federal government has been riddled with problems since it was rolled out in early 2016.

Vancouver – Members of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be demonstrating in support of ongoing national bargaining efforts toward a new collective agreement for members of the FB group (Border Services) on Thursday December 14, 2017, starting at 11AM, at the Peace Arch border crossing.

Victoria - Members of local First Nations, the Public Service Alliance of Canada, and BCGEU are pleased to be holding a Sacred Water Ceremony on the territory known as Lekwungen of Songhees & Esquimalt First Nations on December 10th, International Human Rights Day.

Surrey - The New Westminster and District Labour Council and the Public Service Alliance of Canada are sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Park in Surrey on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. December 6th marks the anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal.

Members of the public will gather to reflect on violence against women and collect donations for local women's organizations.

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