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Regional Womens Committees

Welcome to the union!

Our Regional Women’s Committees are made up of women from many different components. We have a very open door and welcome anyone wanting to join us.

Get involved today! Contact the PSAC BC Women’s Coordinator Kelly Sidhu or PSAC Women’s Rep Monica Urrutia.

There are Regional Women’s Committees currently in the Okanagan, Vancouver, Prince George, and Victoria.

For meeting dates and times, contact your local Women’s Committee, or check the upcoming events page.

BC Regional Women’s Committee Contact Info

Okanagan RWC Co-Chairs: Michele Sibson and Linda Woods.

Prince George RWC Chairperson: Tracy Arrowsmith

Vancouver RWC Chairperson: Kelly Megyesi

Victoria RWC Chairperson: Julie Bussiere

Scroll down for the latest news and information of interest to PSAC BC women, click on the headline for the full post ...

January 24, 2014 - 1:26pm •
Here are the minutes of the BC Regional Council meeting held September 20,21,22 2013 in Vancouver, and a conference call held November 7 2013.
PSAC's Prince George RWC commemorates December 6th
December 6, 2013 - 10:26am •
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women commemorates the 14 women killed at the École Polytechnique in Montreal in 1989. On December 6th, people across the country remember and mourn this most extreme example of violence against women. 
November 25, 2013 - 3:32pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the September 2013 Regional Council meeting.
November 22, 2013 - 11:48am •
We Can End All Violence Against Women believes we can challenge the attitudes and behaviours that perpetuate violence against women every day. But we also recognize projects like 16 Days of Activism, which shine a light on gender-based violence and ways to combat it in a targeted 16-day campaign, recognized worldwide.
November 12, 2013 - 1:13pm •
Welcome to November – the year has just flown by. The work of the Women’s Committees continues and I encourage you to join the committee in your area. Currently committees are in Vancouver, Victoria, Okanagan, and Prince George. I hope to see some of you at the National Equity Conference this month in Toronto.
October 9, 2013 - 2:02pm •
republished with kind permission from the September issue of the Advocate, the official newsletter of the BC Federation of Retired Union Members.Alice West, former PSAC National Director and President of BC FORUM, has won the 2013 Rosemary Brown award for Women, recognizing her immense contribution to the labour movement, equality and social justice in Canada, and in particular her contributions in the area of Women in the Labour Movement.
October 3, 2013 - 12:08pm •
A nice note recieved from the BC Government Employees Union, thanking us for our support of the African Grandmothers Tribunal.Thanks to the Okanagan Human Rights Committee for forwarding along!
September 30, 2013 - 11:44am •
Ottawa, ON (September 20, 2013). The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is stupefied that Canada is rejecting calls from the UN Human Rights Council for Canada to develop a comprehensive national review to end violence against Aboriginal women.The NWAC has called on the Government of Canada for several years now to conduct a National Public Inquiry; over these years, thousands of Canadians and organizations have responded in support of the necessity to document and resolve the situation of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.
September 4, 2013 - 12:31pm •
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada’s Victoria Regional Womens’ Committee have been working on a plan to erect a memorial to the victims of the École Polytechnique Massacre.The Montreal Massacre, as it is also known, resulted in the deaths of 14 women on Dec. 6,1989. The anniversary of this tragic event is commemorated every year in Canada as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am •
Today my city lost a great activist.  Not a union activist but a strong voice for people with disability.  Our family was helped by his activism even before we met him.  He ensured that our school district kept speech therapy for children which my son greatly benefited from.

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