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Political Action

Our union, along with concerned Canadians in communities across the country, has been working hard to save public services and protect jobs. We are all affected by cuts to services, and we must all take action to defend the public services PSAC members provide to Canadians.

This section contains news and information about PSAC's political action program in British Columbia. Visit the national website for background and more information on our campaigns.

January 23, 2012 - 12:47pm •
Federal cutbacks announced in the 2010 and 2011 budgets will result in more than 60,000 job losses, says a study released today by the CCPA.
December 15, 2011 - 10:04am •
PSAC launches second video highlighting absurdity of cutsThe giant squirrel strikes again! Last night, the Public Service Alliance of Canada launched another video as part of its Third Choice campaign. In this one, a giant squirrel disrupts a meat inspector and secretly plants non-inspected meat in a young mother’s grocery cart.
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 25, 2011 - 11:28am •
November 15, 2011 - 9:47am •
Treasury Board president Tony Clement must let Canadians see the advice he’s getting on public service cuts and let them have their say.The Public Service Alliance of Canada says transparency is critical given the government’s goal to cut public services by up to 10 per cent across the board.
November 14, 2011 - 11:20am •
Public services contribute to local economies and help small businesses thrive. Drastic cuts to public sector jobs and salaries have a devastating impact on businesses, particularly in small communities. But paradoxically, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business continues to campaign for cuts to public service jobs and pensions.
November 3, 2011 - 11:06am •
Every three years, the PSAC holds its Triennial National Convention, where delegates from across the union come together, debate issues and set direction for the Union for the next three years.We will be doing something new at the PSAC 2012 Convention: for the first time, delegates will have the opportunity to debate and adopt a “Members’ Plan”.The plan is designed to set the direction for the Union for the next three years.
November 1, 2011 - 1:38pm •
PSAC has joined with the Council of Canadians and others to file for intervener status in a lawsuit seeking to prevent the closure of the Canadian Wheat Board.
October 26, 2011 - 1:36pm •
The federal government is expected to introduce a bill today that would abolish the Canadian long-gun registry. This is after a similar private members' bill was narrowly defeated last fall. This time, the bill is expected to be forced into law by a majority Conservative government that has spent years attempting to discredit and destroy this important public safety tool.
October 24, 2011 - 3:10pm •
Your vote matters!Every three years, municipal and school board elections offer a chance for local residents to determine the future of their communities. This year’s election is on November 19.Members of Canadian Labour Congress District Labour Councils across the province have spent time talking to and questioning many of the candidates and have compiled a list of municipal and school board candidates who:

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Phoenix public awareness event August 30, 2017 • Vancouver
East Fraser Valley Area Council AGM August 30, 2017 • Fraser Valley
East Fraser Valley Area Council Meeting September 20, 2017 • Abbotsford
Vancouver Area Council Special General Meeting September 28, 2017 • Vancouver
East Fraser Valley Area Council Meeting October 12, 2017 • Abbotsford

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