January 19, 2012 - 11:07am •
In 1995, the Government of Canada officially declared February Black History Month throughout the country. Since then, throughout the month of February, we recognize the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, and reflect on the issues and difficulties that continue to be faced today within the Black community.
January 18, 2012 - 3:33pm •
Good morning,Sister Gloria Kelly has resigned from her position as the South East Manitoba Rep on the Prairie Region Council.Gloria has been involved with the union since the early days of her career and was awarded the NCR Human Rights Award for lifetime work in the area of women’s rights in 2008. She also received the NCR Women’s Conference Award for activism in 2009.I would like to take this opportunity to thank her for her contribution to the Council and wish her all the best. I know that she will remain a committed activist.
January 17, 2012 - 12:00am •
Dear Brothers & Sisters,Together, we accomplished much to improve food safety in 2011. Thanks to you and thousands of others who have intervened, Ottawa made improvements to food safety and continued to address the chronic shortage of inspectors last year.But much of this progress is now threatened.
January 6, 2012 - 12:00am •
Brothers and Sisters, Due to commitments and responsibilities in his role as the newly elected Regional Vice President of the Union of National Employees for Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Brother Kevin King has stepped down from his duties as Geographical Representative for Southern Alberta on the Prairie Regional Council.
December 5, 2011 - 3:27pm •
On December 10, 2011, we celebrate the achievements of all human rights activists for The United Nations’ Human Rights Day.
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am •
Nearly one in ten people are living with a disability and on December 3, 2011 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities – we stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters to advocate for their right to live and work in society with dignity, autonomy and equality.
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am •
PSAC member Howard Willems writes an open letter to all Conservative MPs and national media regarding the Conservative government's asbestos policy and exporting of asbestos to developing Southeast Asian countries.
November 28, 2011 - 1:21pm •
After more than 12 years as an active PSAC member, Sister Fran Mohr has retired from her job at Casino Regina, and will be stepping down as the Directly Chartered Locals (DCL) representative on the Prairie Region Council.
November 25, 2011 - 5:53pm •
On December 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women. More than 20 years later, we still remember and honour them.
November 19, 2011 - 9:47am •
PSAC members share an important vision with the United Way in our work to build stronger, healthier communities. Again this year, we are faced with an increasing number of people who need the help of the United Way. With your help, we can make a difference.