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News and information related to women's equality and women's rights. Here is information about PSAC BC Regional Womens Committees and information about the PSAC Women's Program.

July 15, 2019 - 12:29pm •
To: Locals and Branches in B.C. Re: PSAC B.C. Regional Women’s Conference “Empowered Women Empower Women” Friends, Please accept this request for a donation to the upcoming PSAC B.C. Regional Women’s Conference under the theme “Empowered Women Empower Women” which will be held September 13-15, 2019.
July 15, 2019 - 12:28pm •
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 2, 2019, 4 p.m. PDT CONFERENCE DATES: Friday-Sunday, September 13 - 15, 2019 CONFERENCE LOCATION: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond This Registration Package includes:
June 28, 2019 - 11:55am •
Accessing feminine hygiene products is challenging for low income and homeless women. Food, shelter, and clothing take precedence, leaving women with few options to deal with their periods with dignity. As a result, women often have to resort to stealing feminine hygiene products, or utilizing socks or toilet paper in lieu of sanitary pads or tampons, which leaves them more susceptible to infection.
May 29, 2019 - 8:55am •
  TO: PSAC B.C. REGIONAL WOMEN’S COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS: We are happy to invite resolutions for the upcoming PSAC B.C. Regional Women's Conference, September 13 - 15, 2019, in Richmond, B.C., from PSAC-B.C. Regional Women’s Committees. DEADLINE FOR RESOLUTIONS submission is Friday, August 9, 2019 (4:00 p.m. PDT)
April 12, 2019 - 8:25am •
Summer Institute for Union Women, July 2-6, 2019 The PSAC BC Education Program is pleased to offer five $500 education subsidies to PSAC BC women members who are registering for the Western Region Summer Institute for Union Women (SIUW) being hosted by the BC Federation of Labour on July 2-6, 2019 at UBC in Vancouver. The theme is “Equity. Justice. Reconcili-action: Building worker power through Intersectional feminism and activism."
March 25, 2019 - 11:32am •
Many thanks to Nadia Sokal (pictured at left), a member of the PSAC Okanagan Regional Women’s Committee, for this report from an interesting and important event held in Kelowna recently. Reflections On An Evening With Tarana Burke - A UBC Connects Speaker Series event at the Kelowna Community Theatre on March 6th, 2019
March 11, 2019 - 10:59am •
This International Women’s Day, workers and women are calling on all federal political parties to commit to a plan for affordable, high-quality child care ahead of the federal election.
March 5, 2019 - 9:30am •
The PSAC BC Mainland Human Rights Committee has purchased 4 tickets to the PSAC BC Regional Women’s Committee IWD celebration taking place on March 7.
January 22, 2019 - 9:54am •
PSAC produces a wide variety of toolkits, booklets and resource guides for activists and Locals. We have collected them here as a resource for members. If you would like a printed copy of any of these materials, contact your regional office or PSAC Representative. updated May 2019
December 5, 2018 - 2:26pm •
Victoria - The Public Service Alliance of Canada Victoria Regional Women’s Committee is sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Point Park in Victoria on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. December 6th marks the anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal. Members of the public will gather to reflect on violence against women and collect donations for local women's organizations.

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