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Campaigns

June 5, 2015 - 12:00am •
The federal government is attempting to silence veterans who are speaking out about the devastating impact of Veterans Affairs office closures.
April 8, 2015 - 12:13am •
The PSAC Calgary Regional Office is holding another round of meetings 14 - 15 April 2015.
February 17, 2015 - 12:00am •
Capitalizing on the added traffic through the ports of entry for the Louis Riel Day long weekend, PSAC members handed out mailers to the traveling public. The postcards condemned the closures of Veterans Affairs offices across Canada and called on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to reopen the offices.
February 11, 2015 - 12:00am •
The federal government announced today that it would be eliminating 44 positions at Veterans Affairs Canada. The cuts represent the final step in the contracting-out of treatment authorization for ill and elderly veterans to Medavie Blue Cross.
January 27, 2015 - 12:00am •
Re-opening frontline offices across the country and reversing cuts to Veterans Affairs Canada would go a long way in re-establishing trust with Canada’s veterans.
January 21, 2015 - 4:49pm •
The next federal election is scheduled to be held on October 19, 2015. To act a reminder of this, we are calling on members to mark this day on the 19th of each month with actions in their workplaces and locals.On January 19, more locals joined this movement and participated in actions to shed light on the reckless cuts of the Conservative government and demonstrate support for PSAC bargaining teams.
January 5, 2015 - 12:00am •
Julian Fantino has been replaced as Minister of Veterans Affairs, almost a year after he  disrespected and ignored a group of veterans who had come to Ottawa to ask the government to stop the closure of nine veterans’ affairs offices.
December 19, 2014 - 4:58pm •
The next federal election is scheduled to be held on October 19, 2015. To act a reminder of this, we are calling on members to mark this day on the 19th of each month with actions in their workplaces and locals.On December 19, more locals joined this movement and participated in actions to shed light on the reckless cuts of the Conservative government and demonstrate support for PSAC bargaining teams.
December 4, 2014 - 12:10pm •
USGE Local 40009 in Regina held an information picket on December 2 and got some good local coverage. About 25 USGE members marched for just under an hour, despite heavy snowfall and -30 weather.
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am •
The next federal election is scheduled to be held on October 19, 2015. To act a reminder of this, we are calling on members to mark this day on the 19th of each month with actions in their workplaces and locals. These actions are meant to shed light on the destructive policies and reckless cuts of the Conservative government. Actions will also demonstrate solidarity and support for PSAC bargaining teams and will continue up until the 2015 federal election.

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