Media Advisory – Federal public sector workers gather in advance of federal election to raise awareness about the impact of cuts to vital public services.

Vancouver - Members of the three largest unions in the federal government, the Public Service Alliance of Canada; the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada; and Canadian Association of Professional Employees, will gather to rally on Thursday, September 17th, 12PM at Library Square in Vancouver.

Federal government workers are rallying together to raise awareness about the impact of drastic cuts to public services, and to encourage Canadians to think about this before they cast their votes in the next federal election.

Date: Thursday September 17th, 2015
Time: 12PM to 1PM
Location: Library Square, 300 West Georgia St., Vancouver
Speakers:

  • Bob Jackson, Regional Executive Vice-President, Public Service Alliance of Canada
  • Shirley Friesen, Vice-President, Professional Institute of the Public Service
  • Garth Mullins, President, Canadian Association of Professional Employees Local 301
  • Robert MacDonald, Regional Director, Professional Institute of the Public Service

Federal government workers across Canada have been holding actions across the country - including monthly rallies in Vancouver - calling on the next government to restore public services, and plan to continue to do so until October 19th.

For more information: Patrick Bragg, PSAC Communications, cell: (778) 889 3486

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