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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.

January 24, 2014 - 1:26pm •
Here are the minutes of the BC Regional Council meeting held September 20,21,22 2013 in Vancouver, and a conference call held November 7 2013.
PSAC's Prince George RWC commemorates December 6th
December 6, 2013 - 10:26am •
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women commemorates the 14 women killed at the École Polytechnique in Montreal in 1989. On December 6th, people across the country remember and mourn this most extreme example of violence against women. 
November 25, 2013 - 3:32pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the September 2013 Regional Council meeting.
November 22, 2013 - 11:48am •
We Can End All Violence Against Women believes we can challenge the attitudes and behaviours that perpetuate violence against women every day. But we also recognize projects like 16 Days of Activism, which shine a light on gender-based violence and ways to combat it in a targeted 16-day campaign, recognized worldwide.
November 12, 2013 - 1:13pm •
Welcome to November – the year has just flown by. The work of the Women’s Committees continues and I encourage you to join the committee in your area. Currently committees are in Vancouver, Victoria, Okanagan, and Prince George. I hope to see some of you at the National Equity Conference this month in Toronto.
October 15, 2013 - 9:37am •
Thanks to Steve Houston, Local 20088, for this report from the Union of National Employees Human Rights Conference!
October 9, 2013 - 2:02pm •
republished with kind permission from the September issue of the Advocate, the official newsletter of the BC Federation of Retired Union Members.Alice West, former PSAC National Director and President of BC FORUM, has won the 2013 Rosemary Brown award for Women, recognizing her immense contribution to the labour movement, equality and social justice in Canada, and in particular her contributions in the area of Women in the Labour Movement.
October 3, 2013 - 12:08pm •
A nice note recieved from the BC Government Employees Union, thanking us for our support of the African Grandmothers Tribunal.Thanks to the Okanagan Human Rights Committee for forwarding along!
September 5, 2013 - 3:32pm •
This is a call out to PSAC equity activists (Aboriginal Peoples, Racialized Workers, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trans Members, and Members with Disabilities), Regional Women's Committee members, and Young worker activists (30 or younger) to participate in the upcoming Treasury Board units and Parks National Bargaining Conferences
September 4, 2013 - 12:31pm •
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada’s Victoria Regional Womens’ Committee have been working on a plan to erect a memorial to the victims of the École Polytechnique Massacre.The Montreal Massacre, as it is also known, resulted in the deaths of 14 women on Dec. 6,1989. The anniversary of this tragic event is commemorated every year in Canada as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

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