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Area Councils

PSAC Area Councils are made up of members from different locals and components, grouped within regional areas. Area Councils are the political arm of our Union - they engage with and mobilize around various PSAC campaigns. Members also come together to lobby their political representatives, raise awareness of issues affecting our members, workers and the Canadian public. Area Councils also allow for discussion, collaboration and activism across Component lines.Area Council members also work with community partners, build links with other Labour groups and send members and resolutions to PSAC Regional and National Conventions.

There are currently 8 Area Councils in BC. They are located in Vancouver, Surrey/Delta/Langley (West Fraser Valley AC), the Fraser Valley, the Okanagan, North Vancouver Island, Victoria, Northwest BC (Prince Rupert / Terrace), and Northeast BC (Prince George and area). To get involved with an Area Council, check the calendar on the main page for upcoming meetings, contact the Chairpersons/Presidents at the link below, or call your Regional Office.

PSAC BC Area Council contact information, bylaws, and minutes.

Here are the Vancouver Area council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

February 26, 2015 - 11:22pm •
In a referendum coming up in March, Metro Vancouver residents will be asked to vote on a 0.5 per cent hike in B.C.'s Provincial Sales Tax to improve public transit service. Our votes will approve or reject the Metro Vancouver Mayors’ Council plan for more transit routes, more buses and HandyDART vans, more options and better routes for cyclists and drivers and better transportation options over the region.
January 16, 2015 - 1:18pm •
On behalf of the 17,500 PSAC members that live and work in BC, it gives me great pleasure to endorse the Fight for $15 Minimum Wage Campaign that is being coordinated by the BC Federation of Labour.An increase to the minimum wage will help reduce poverty and inequality in our province - one of the richest in Canada - and will have a positive impact on the economy.
December 18, 2014 - 9:54am •
PSAC produces a wide variety of toolkits, booklets and resource guides for activists and Locals. We have collected them here as a resource for members. If you would like a printed copy of any of these materials, contact your regional office or PSAC Representative.
December 5, 2014 - 1:49pm •
Vancouver - The British Columbia Federation of Labour 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.This year, December 6th marks the 25th anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal.
October 23, 2014 - 12:25pm •
Here is an archive of the North East Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.
October 15, 2014 - 4:34pm •
Here is an archive of the West Fraser Valley Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.
October 2, 2014 - 3:43pm •
Here is an archive of the Okanagan Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.
September 24, 2014 - 3:35pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the September 2013 Regional Council meeting.
September 10, 2014 - 4:19pm •
Here is an archive of the East Fraser Valley Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.
July 11, 2014 - 3:10pm •
Here is an archive of the Vancouver Area Council meeting minutes and bylaws. Visit our old website for older items.

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