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Despite the gray weather PSAC BC launched the popular “Think Public!” summer campaign at Car Free Day on Commercial Drive in Vancouver last weekend. REVP Bob Jackson marched in the Langley City Parade, and had an opportunity to meet with MP Mark Warawa to talk about how the government’s plan to cut program spending will affect public public services and the workers that provide them in Langley.

For far too long the federal government has ignored the needs of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.

Postal workers in Victoria took their turn in country-wide rotating strike actions yesterday. Members of the South Island Area Council were there to support and encourage their CUPW sisters and brothers, and members of the North Central Area Council joined delegates at the BC Federation of Labour Regional Conference in Prince George at a rally last weekend.

The year has so-far been filled with several events and opportunities! Coming up from July 13-17 at the University of Victoria, there will be a Summer Institute for Union Women. The theme is "Putting Women in their Places...in our Union, in Politics and in our Communities".

May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia. The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) stands in solidarity with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities in opposition to homophobia and transphobia.

As of May 25th, negotiations between Canada Post Corporation and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers are ongoing but the threat of a strike or lockout still exists.

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