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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.

March 9, 2017 - 12:15pm •
Just over 25 years ago, the Supreme Court confirmed that federal public service workers have a constitutional right to engage in political activity. Before that, the Public Service Employment Act did not allow these workers to take part in any political activities except casting their vote.
February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm •
On Friday, February 24, PSAC will mark the first anniversary of Phoenix. We want to continue to draw attention to the Phoenix pay system and its problems and send a strong message to the Prime Minister and MPs that our members have been waiting for too long; fix the Phoenix pay problems and learn from your mistakes! Here are some ideas for how PSAC members can send a strong message to the government and our employers on February 24th.
February 14, 2017 - 10:14am •
Sisters and Brothers, On May 9th, in just under three months, voters in BC have an opportunity to elect a government that will work hard to make life easier for working people like you and me.I am proud to tell you that two of our own have stepped forward to seek office.
February 3, 2017 - 3:21pm •
January 11, 2017 - 2:15pm •
December 9, 2016 - 1:32pm •
November 3, 2016 - 3:36pm •
October 31, 2016 - 3:29pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the October 2016 Regional Council meeting.


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Upcoming Political Action Events

Victoria Area Council meeting April 4, 2018 • Victoria
PSAC Okanagan Area Council meeting April 14, 2018 • Kelowna
West Fraser Valley Area Council meeting April 16, 2018 • Surrey
Vancouver Area Council meeting April 18, 2018 • Vancouver
Vancouver Area Council meeting June 13, 2018 • Vancouver

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