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Human Rights Committees

PSAC BC has three constitutionally-recognized Human Rights Committees. They meet regularly in person and via conference call to discuss issues and plan events relating to PSAC's Aboriginal, PWD, GLBT, and Racially Visible caucus members. For more information ...

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June 25, 2017 - 11:07am •
Download the minutes of the Okanagan Human Rights Committee here.
May 17, 2017 - 9:29am •
May 17 is marked worldwide as the day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. PSAC stands in solidarity with our GLBT members against all forms of hatred and prejudice.
May 11, 2017 - 12:00am •
Recently, the federal government held consultations on what should be included in new legislation dealing with accessibility for people with disabilities.
May 4, 2017 - 4:11pm •
April 10, 2017 - 4:04pm •
April 10, 2017 - 10:54am •
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. updated June 2017 with the PSAC Shop Steward Tool Kit (2017) booklet
March 2, 2017 - 4:20pm •
March 2, 2017 - 1:38pm •
PSAC joins the rest of Canada this February in recognizing and celebrating Black history, as well as the important contributions women and men from Black communities have made to our country. We also encourage members to learn about, organize or participate in events in their workplaces and communities that raise the awareness of Black History Month.
February 24, 2017 - 2:58pm •
The PSAC Okanagan Human Rights Committee is proud to let PSAC members know that they are one of the sponsors of this film.   
January 30, 2017 - 1:26pm •
PSAC joins the rest of Canada this February in recognizing and celebrating Black history, as well as the important contributions women and men from Black communities have made to our country. The Canadian government recently announced that it will honour Canadian civil rights activist, Viola Desmond, by featuring her on the new ten dollar bill. In 1946, Ms. Desmond challenged racial segregation at a movie theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. While this is something to celebrate, we still need to address the on-going racism Black people in Canada still face today

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