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Regional Womens Committees

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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 ...

August 29, 2012 - 1:05pm •
In Canada, women have the right to control over their own bodies. Now, a Conservative MP's motion could put serious limits on women's reproductive rights.MP Stephen Woodworth's motion M-312 calls for a special Parliamentary committee to review the definition of “human being” in the Criminal Code of Canada. If passed, the motion could undermine a woman's constitutional right to security of the person once she becomes pregnant.
August 7, 2012 - 10:07am •
June 15, 2012 - 2:36pm •
Greetings,I'm happy to let you know the AEC approved a national summer campaign earlier this month, to be held under the theme "We Are All Affected". The campaign, which will launch officially next week, is designed to promote the value of federal public services and is very similar to what we've been doing here in BC over the last few summers with our "Think Public" campaign.Campaign Objectives
May 22, 2012 - 12:41pm •
BC Women hit the floor at convention.  Last convention - women's issues did not get debated and it was great this year when women had a voice! Convention was emotional with Public Service Cuts announced on Monday Apr 30th, marching to Parliament Hill in protest on Tuesday May 1st, and
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am •
Here are the Regional Council reports presented at the March 2012 RC meeting, as well as the Council Committee Terms of Reference and the meeting minutes.
April 2, 2012 - 10:48am •
Women have fought for equity for many years. Now, we are faced with huge job cuts in the public service and those cuts clearly hurt women. We have published a pamphlet entitled "Job Cuts Hurt Women And We're Fighting Back!" If you haven't seen it - email me at megyesk@psac-afpc.com and I will get one to you.
February 28, 2012 - 3:18pm •
Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. The theme for IWD in 2012 is Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures.If every International Women's Day event held in 2012 includes girls in some way, then thousands of minds will be inspired globally.
December 21, 2011 - 11:14am •
The year has just rolled by and it will be nice to take a bit of a break before we move into a busy 2012. The year ended with commemorating events across the province on December 6th and December 10th - National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women and Human Rights Day.
December 9, 2011 - 4:37pm •
Here are the Regional Council Members reports presented at the October 2011 RC meeting and the minutes of the April 2011 meeting.
November 21, 2011 - 10:53am •
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is a day commemorated in Canada each December 6, the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique Massacre, in which 14 women were singled out for their gender and murdered. It is often marked by vigils, discussions and other reflections on violence against women.

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