December 20, 2016 - 12:00am •
More than 400 people crowded into the Vegreville Social Centre on Monday to show their support and voice their concerns over the closure of the Vegreville Immigration Centre.
December 16, 2016 - 12:00am •
The federal government has announced its commitment to banning asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018. This is a long-awaited decision; PSAC has been calling on the federal government to ban the import, export and manufacturing of asbestos for years.
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.
December 7, 2016 - 2:14pm •
PSAC has launched a Respect Vegreville Facebook page to connect us with those who share our concerns.
December 7, 2016 - 1:56pm •
The largest union representing federal public service workers has launched a letter writing campaign urging Immigration Minister John McCallum to reconsider the closure of the Immigration Centre in Vegreville, Alberta.
December 1, 2016 - 12:00am •
Minister Judy Foote has admitted that 700 compensation advisors should not have been laid off before the Phoenix launch, saying savings were sought at the expense of employees.
November 25, 2016 - 2:18pm •
PSAC is taking the ongoing campaign to ban asbestos directly to the Prime Minister.
November 23, 2016 - 2:15pm •
There's been a lot of buzz and backlash since the Liberal federal government announced the closure of the Vegreville service centre. Below is a sample of the recent media coverage.
November 18, 2016 - 7:18pm •
An article about the closure of the service centre in Vegreville published in labour publication Rank and File. The article was written by Crystal Warner, Deputy Trustee for the Canada Employment and Immigration Union (CEIU), BC/Yukon.
November 18, 2016 - 12:00am •
On November 16, the government provided an update on the Phoenix pay system. We learned that there are still a lot of problems to deal with.