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Media Releases

 

The Public Service Alliance of Canada represents 172,000 workers across the country and more than 23,000 in the Prairie Region, ­the majority of whom are in the federal public sector.

For more media inquiries/interviews please contact:

Jeffrey Vallis, Regional Political Communications Officer
Office: 204-943-5499, Email: vallisj@psac.com

December 13, 2016 - 11:48am •
Employees of the Port of Churchill visited Parliament Hill today to call on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Transport Marc Garneau to save the port by converting the Port of Churchill into a Port Authority under federal jurisdiction.The group posed for a photo that read, “No Christmas for Churchill – Save Our Port.”
December 12, 2016 - 4:39pm •
The largest union representing federal public service workers has launched a letter campaign urging Immigration Minister John McCallum to reconsider the closure of the Immigration Centre in Vegreville.
October 31, 2016 - 12:00am •
On October 31st, PSAC members in the Prairies will be taking action in their workplaces to support our bargaining team members and keep up the pressure to ensure the Liberals drop the Conservative agenda and return to the table with proposals that are in line with our bargaining priorities.
October 28, 2016 - 1:13pm •
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada employees at the Case Processing Centre were shocked to learn on Thurs. October 27th that the Federal government plans to close their processing Centre in Vegreville and relocate it to Edmonton by the end of 2018. 
August 30, 2016 - 11:06am •
Teresa Eschuk, Regional Vice-President, Union of Canadian Transportation Employees, and Marianne Hladun, Regional Executive Vice-President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada-Prairie Region, speak with CBC Manitoba following Port of Churchill layoffs. PRESS RELEASE. Tuesday, August 30, 2016
July 26, 2016 - 4:30pm •
The following is a joint-press release issued by the Public Service Alliance of Canada-Prairie Region and the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) on July 26, 2016.
July 14, 2016 - 5:49pm •
***Rescheduled to August 23, 2016*** **Agenda Amended August 15, 2016** The Edmonton Area Council would like to invite all PSAC members to join them at their next meeting
May 4, 2016 - 11:08am •
We are deeply concerned by the ongoing forest fire in Fort McMurray, Alberta. There are no reported deaths or major injuries as of this moment. We have communicated with elected PSAC union representatives in the region to check on the safety of our members in the area.
February 24, 2016 - 12:58pm •
A new report released today details the significant impacts the Harper Conservatives inflicted on the prairies while in power.
January 20, 2015 - 4:36pm •
Lethbridge, AB – The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will host a free public screening of We Are Wisconsin to highlight the similarities between the 2012 Wisconsin struggle for labour rights and the challenges facing workers in Canada today. PSAC National President Robyn Benson will be in Lethbridge to introduce the film, speak about the parallels, and answer questions after the film.

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