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A possible labour disruption could cause delays for travelers arriving or departing from Vancouver airport in the near future, as negotiations between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)/Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 20221, representing two bargaining units at the airport, and their employers has slowed down.

 

Federal budget missed opportunity for the economy and services

(Ottawa) The union representing most federal government workers in Canada says that Federal Budget 2013 is a missed opportunity for the economy and services.

"We called on the government to recognize that austerity has hurt Canadians and the economy and that it's time to reverse cuts and invest in and restore federal government services," said PSAC national president Robyn Benson.

Prince George, BC– The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) are pleased to announce a new collective agreement has been ratified by both parties.

Prince George Airport Authority President and CEO John Gibson says “the PGAA and our local staff have a great working relationship and that is why we were able to get an agreement prior to the expiry of the existing agreement.”

 Emergency vigil to be held starting at 5PM today – Tuesday at Kitsilano Coast Guard Station. Speakers from BC Federation of Labour, Jericho Sailing Centre, MP Fin Donnelly and others to be confirmed later

The rally takes place at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday February 19 outside the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station in Vancouver – 1661 Whyte Avenue in Vanier Park [off Chestnut Street below the Burrard Street Bridge.]

BC NDP Opposition Leader Adrian Dix, BC Conservative Party Leader John Cummins to speak at all-party event to save the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station on Saturday January 19 at 11 a.m. at Jericho Sailing Centre

Brother of man who lost life in tragic boating accident, MP Fin Donnelly among other speakers

VANCOUVER – An all-party event to save the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station from imminent closure will feature BC NDP Opposition Leader Adrian Dix and BC Conservative Party Leader John Cummins on Saturday January 19 at 11 a.m. at the Jericho Sailing Centre.

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