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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:

Thomas Linner, Regional Political Communications Officer
Office: 204-943-5499, Email: linnert@psac.com

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.
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.
November 19, 2014 - 12:00am •
Winnipeg, MB – The Public Service Alliance of Canada is worried community safety could be at risk after the federal government terminates a position meant to assist in the coordination of the most dangerous criminals. The community corrections liaison officer position will be terminated nationally at the end of this month in yet another reckless public service cut to balance the federal budget.
January 31, 2014 - 11:26am •
Veterans from Brandon and surrounding areas will gather outside the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Brandon this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. to witness the closure of the office and the loss of their face-to-face services.
January 31, 2014 - 10:32am •
Veterans from the Saskatoon area have joined forces with the union representing Veterans Affairs front-line workers to speak out against the closure of the Veterans Affairs office in their community.
November 1, 2013 - 12:00am •
(Calgary) November 1, 2013 – As the Conservative Party of Canada gather for their 2013 Policy Convention, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is calling on the Conservative government to stop the attack on workers and withdraw changes to federal labour legislation from the Budget Implementation Act that would gut collective bargaining rights and health and safety protections.

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