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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.

May 2, 2012 - 3:55am •
Convention delegates and observers merged with a thousand other demonstrators, including PSAC members in the NCR, in front of the Prime Minister's Office Tuesday, chanting “Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Stephen Harper's got to go,” and stood together to denounce the cuts to public services.
April 23, 2012 - 9:26am •
OTTAWA – The Public Service Alliance of Canada released a new video as part of its Third Choice campaign today, highlighting the impact of cuts to federal labs and science funding.
April 20, 2012 - 2:09pm •
I want you to know that PSAC is standing up for you at this difficult time. This government wants to cut thousands of jobs and the services you provide. We are doing everything we can to stop these cuts and to lessen the impact on you – our members – and on the public you serve.
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 17, 2012 - 9:19am •
The PSAC Scholarship Program offers the following 17 scholarships:
April 13, 2012 - 3:24pm •
** To: PSAC Locals and Activists in BC - please forward widely ** I know that this week has been a difficult one for many PSAC members as many of us, and perhaps yourself included, received Work Force Adjustment affected letters. I want to let you know that PSAC is continuing our fight back campaign against these cuts. 
April 11, 2012 - 2:54pm •
VANCOUVER, April 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The Public Service Alliance  of Canada, the largest federal public sector union in the country, says that over 5,000 federal public service workers in 23 Government Departments received notices today saying they could lose their jobs.
April 11, 2012 - 9:39am •
There are provincial by-elections scheduled for April 19th 2012 in Chilliwack-Hope and Port Moody-Coquitlam.
April 5, 2012 - 11:50am •
PSAC activists from all around the province gathered in March at PSAC BC's 2012 Union School. This year's School, held under the theme “Our Strength: Mobilizing and Fighting Back!” provided participants with the opportinity to learn, practice and take back strategies and skills to mobilize and in the fight back against federal government cuts and privatization.
April 5, 2012 - 9:45am •
With the Harper government promising to slash 19,200 federal public service jobs, there is one group of people who stand to lose the most -- the students and graduates working to become the next generation of civil servants.It’s a reality Sean O’Brady is acutely aware of as federal layoff notices go out this week, with some public service employees expected to learn their fate Wednesday.

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East Fraser Valley Area Council meeting July 7, 2020 • Abbotsford
West Fraser Valley Area Council meeting July 20, 2020 • West Fraser Valley
NorthEast Area Council meeting August 31, 2020 • North BCk
Vancouver Area Council meeting September 9, 2020 • Vancouver
Okanagan Area Council Meeting September 12, 2020 • Okanagan

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