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Human Rights

February 26, 2015 - 5:02pm •
Report of the Racially Visible Persons Rep to the Prairie Region Council submitted for the February 2015 meeting. This report covers the period from the last PRC meeting.
February 1, 2015 - 12:00am •
This year marks the beginning of the International Decade for People of African Descent: Recognition, Justice and Development proclaimed bythe United Nations’ General Assembly to recognize “that people of African descent represent a distinct group whose human rights must be promoted and protected.”
January 20, 2015 - 4:18pm •
The PSAC BC Racially Visible Caucus and the Union of National Employees BC and Yukon have developed a series of posters, facts, and bookmarks to Celebrate Black History Month and commemorate our heritage.We encourage Prairies member to make use of these materials in their own workplaces. Members can download the series of six informative posters to print and display at their worksites. The posters can be shared one at a time over a six week period, or all at once.
December 3, 2014 - 12:00am •
In Attendance: Sam Akinsanya (Co-Chair) Mike Tennant (Treasurer), Timothy Hunt (Chair) Victoria Norris (Secretary), Phil Chan
November 17, 2014 - 12:00am •
Canada’s Senate is about to take a decision on whether to extend important human rights protections to Canada’s transgender communities. On Thursday, November 20, Trans Day of Remembrance, please take 5 minutes to voice your support for this legislation by phoning at least one member of the Senate Committee which will soon decide this legislation’s fate!
October 17, 2014 - 12:00am •
The News Advertiser, a community paper based in Vegreville, Alberta, published an article on October 13, 2014 criticizing PSAC's bargaining proposal and claiming federal government employees could soon have more days off than days on the job. PSAC Prairies Regional Executive Vice-President Marianne Hladun fired back at the offensive and inaccurate piece.
October 9, 2014 - 12:00am •
Tanna Pirie-Wilson spends a lot of time thinking about the impact of government cuts on Aboriginal communities in Canada. As a member of PSAC’s National Aboriginal People’s Circle (NAPC), she hears from First Nations organizations that have seen their budgets cut and from Aboriginal union members whose jobs are at risk.
September 20, 2014 - 12:28pm •
Report of the Aboriginal Peoples Rep to the Prairie Region Council submitted for the September 2014 meeting. This report covers the period from the last PRC meeting.
September 20, 2014 - 12:13pm •
Report of the GLBT Rep to the Prairie Region Council submitted for the September 2014 meeting. This report covers the period from the last PRC meeting.
September 20, 2014 - 12:04pm •
Report of the Persons With Disabilities Rep to the Prairie Region Council submitted for the February 2015 meeting. This report covers the period from the last PRC meeting.

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