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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.”

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.

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.

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. 

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

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