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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.

February 4, 2016 - 2:57pm •
January 7, 2016 - 3:52pm •
January 4, 2016 - 10:20am •
Public Service Alliance of Canada welcomes the Minister of National Revenue’s announcement this morning that reporting requirements for unions under Bill C-377 will be waived for 2016.
Welcome back, Kits Station!
December 16, 2015 - 1:00pm •
Hunter Tootoo, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, officially announced today that the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station in Vancouver would be re-opened. “PSAC is happy to see the government listened to British Columbians and officially announced Kits Station’s reopening today,” said Bob Jackson, Public Service Alliance of Canada Regional Executive Vice-President for BC.
December 3, 2015 - 1:46pm •
November 19, 2015 - 2:25pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the November 2015 Regional Council meeting. The 2015-04-10,11,12 Regional Council meeting minutes is a large file (~9MB) and is available here at dropbox.
November 17, 2015 - 10:55am •
The new minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Minister Hunter Tootoo, was mandated by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a letter released Friday to re-open the Kitsilano Coast Guard station and the Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre in St. John’s. “This is a major victory for all who have been campaigning against the closures by the previous Conservative government,” said PSAC National President Robyn Benson. "We are optimistic that Minister Tootoo will act swiftly for the sake of water, harbor and environmental safety.”
November 4, 2015 - 4:06pm •
November 4, 2015 - 10:11am •
PSAC congratulates Scott Brison on his appointment as President of the Treasury Board Secretariat and looks forward to working together to restore public services and improve working conditions for public sector workers. “The integrity of and respect for the public service was a central issue during the election campaign for our members and for Canadians who rely on the vital services our members provide,” said Robyn Benson, National President of PSAC. “We look forward to turning the page and working together to rebuild and restore that trust.”

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