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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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May 18, 2016 - 1:04pm •
The first ever PSAC BC Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members was held May 13 through 15 under the theme “Race Forward: Our Union, Our Community, Our Future!”. Thirty-five PSAC members gathered in Vancouver over the weekend to discuss, strategize and mobilize on issues impacting racially visible members in BC, share experiences and network, and empower and inspire themselves and others to become active in our union, our community, and our workplaces.
April 5, 2016 - 3:55pm •
To: PSAC Locals in the B.C. Region Registration deadline: Thursday, April 14, 2016 (note extension) Conference dates: May 13-15, 2016 Planned conference location: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay Avenue, Burnaby (pending the outcome of negotiations between the hotel and UNITE HERE Local 40). This registration package includes:
March 18, 2016 - 1:17pm •
The PSAC BC Mainland Human Rights Committee would like to invite PSAC members and Locals to participate in a campaign to gather items to support our new neighbours arriving from Syria. The Human Rights Committee has partnered with the Immigrant Services Society of BC to join their Family Basket campaign. ISSBC is in need of household items, basic toiletries, grocery store voucher cards, and food.
March 3, 2016 - 2:11pm •
February 29, 2016 - 11:02am •
February 15, 2016 - 1:41pm •
While Canadians are welcoming our newest citizens from Syria, the PSAC BC Human Rights Committee is reaching out to make the transition to BC a little bit easier. And so as a way of getting to know our new neighbours the Committee has gathered a series of Syrian factoids which we'll be posting weekly - check back for more! Did You Know?
February 12, 2016 - 11:42am •
** posted on behalf of Ruby Langan, PSAC BC Regional Council Coordinator for Aboriginal Members ** On September 26, 2007, Manitoba legislature passed a bill establishing a statutory holiday on the third Monday in February as Louis Riel Day. Louis Riel was a leader of the Métis people, an Aboriginal people with their own culture, language and heritage. Their ancestral homeland, is now in the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia and the Northwest Territories and parts of the north-west of the United States.
January 7, 2016 - 3:52pm •

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