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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.

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:
October 12, 2011 - 3:06pm •
Join PSAC and other Union members at the Vancouver Art Gallery at 12:00PM, Saturday, October 15, in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement’s call for good jobs, fair taxes and strong public services.
September 28, 2011 - 2:04pm •
September 20, 2011 - 10:58am •
PSAC has launched a major effort to pressure Treasury Board President Tony Clement to reverse plans for cuts and to improve the services Canadians pay for. Sign the petition today.
September 9, 2011 - 12:36pm •
Think Public in your workplace and in your community! from Patrick B on Vimeo.
September 1, 2011 - 12:00am •
Meet Bob Jackson, our REVP for BC! This is the first in a series of videos we'll be producing that are designed to inform, educate, and connect with members in BC. We hope you enjoy it - look for more in the future.Bob Jackson, PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President, BC from Patrick B on Vimeo.

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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
East Fraser Valley Area Council meeting September 15, 2020 • fraser valley
NorthWest Area Council meeting November 2, 2020 • Prince Rupert

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