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We would like to begin by thanking you for your patience and all the support we received from PSAC/UPCE members. It has sustained the team through what has been a very difficult round of bargaining.

During these negotiations, the team worked hard to achieve the membership mandate:protecting and maintaining the existing Collective Agreement provisions for current and future UPCE members.

Relief efforts are underway in the Philippines after Friday's massive typhoon, with some analysts calling it the most powerful storm to ever make landfall. Thousands may be dead, and homes, businesses and infrastructure are lying in ruin.

Your help is urgently needed. Through our partnership with OXFAM Canada, you can make a donation earmarked for Typhoon Haiyan relief that qualifies for a matching contribution from the Canadian government. Click here to make your donation now.

After two years and eight months of negotiations, four final offers, petition drives, picketing, a final offer forced vote thrown out by a court challenge, the filing of unfair labour practice complaints and a marathon, round-the-clock 28-hour bargaining session, our Bargaining Team reached an agreement with Treasury Board/CBSA at 11:00 am the morning of Tuesday October 22th, 2013.

We are happy to announce that PSAC-BC Region will be holding a Young Workers education/planning session for our members 30 years of age or younger Saturday, December 7, 2013 (12:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.) to Sunday, December 8, 2013 (9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.) at the PSAC Vancouver Regional Office. We encourage PSAC Young Workers from across BC to apply.

On behalf of REVP-B.C. Bob Jackson, we are pleased to announce that the 6th B.C. Regional Triennial Convention of the Public Service Alliance of Canada will be held at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. from Friday, April 25th to Sunday, April 27th, 2014 under the theme We Are All Affected: Standing Together, Standing Strong.

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