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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

February 24, 2017 - 9:00am •
To mark the first anniversary of Phoenix, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), has asked members to take individual actions to draw attention to the Phoenix pay system and its continuing problems and let the Liberal government know that one year of pay problems is one year too many.
February 14, 2017 - 8:34am •
The union representing workers at the Vegreville Case Processing Centre met with the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, yesterday to discuss the planned closure of the CPC in Vegreville.
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 •
PRESS RELEASE. Tuesday, August 30, 2016 WINNIPEG – The union representing Port of Churchill workers is increasingly frustrated with inaction from provincial and federal governments following the Port’s seasonal closure, and is calling for the immediate creation of a federal Employment Insurance zone.
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.

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