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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.

December 5, 2014 - 1:47pm •
Victoria - The Public Service Alliance of Canada Victoria Regional Women’s Committee is sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Park in Victoria on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada.This year, December 6th marks the 25th anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal.  The Public Service Alliance of Canada Victoria Regional Women’s Committee and the City of Victoria will unveil a permanent memorial to their memory.
November 28, 2014 - 10:57am •
(Ottawa) Domestic violence is following people to work, has a significant impact on performance, and is in some cases resulting in job loss, according to survey results released by the labour movement and Western University today.
November 14, 2014 - 11:51am •
What could childcare look like in 2020, if our federal and provincial governments actually invested in a universal and affordable system?
November 3, 2014 - 9:44am •
The Conservative government’s income splitting and other tax proposals would do nothing to help the vast majority of Canadian families and would remove more than $4.6 billion a year from government revenue that could be used to fund a universal child care system.The government announced today that it would allow the higher-earning parent of children up to 18 years of age to transfer as much as $50,000 of income to the lower-earning spouse for tax purposes.
September 24, 2014 - 3:35pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the September 2013 Regional Council meeting.
September 9, 2014 - 9:14am •
Over the last few weeks we've been posting some of events and gains PSAC has made over the years at our regional facebook page. Check it out! note: no Facebook account needed.
June 5, 2014 - 10:42am •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada represents more than 170,000 workers in every province and territory in Canada and in locations around the world. Our members work for federal government departments and agencies, Crown Corporations, universities, casinos, community services agencies, Aboriginal communities, airports, and the security sector among others. PSAC is headquartered in Ottawa with 23 regional offices across Canada.
May 26, 2014 - 2:03pm •
Less than two weeks remain to complete the first national survey assessing the impact of domestic violence in the workplace.Take the surveyThe CLC-supported survey takes 10-30 minutes to complete and is anonymous. You may enter your name to win a tablet.The survey closes June 6, 2014.
May 8, 2014 - 10:48am •
For many families, child care is the second highest expense after housing. The average cost per child is $30 to $80 a day, or over $1,000 a month.
March 31, 2014 - 10:52am •
The Western Regional Summer Institute for Union Women (SIUW) offers an intensive week of learning within a supportive environment in which union women can develop their skills as workers, activists and leaders.  Hosted by the British Columbia Federation of Labour, the Institute will be held at the University of Victoria (UVIC).

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