February 11, 2014 - 12:00am •
The Conservative government has failed once again to promote a positive vision for Canada by investing in the future. After several years of eviscerating the public services that Canadians count on, they continue to promote shortsighted policies designed to foster its reelection.
February 5, 2014 - 7:36pm •
In the following letter to the editor, one Canadian realizes that Harper's attack on public services have gone too far when he can't get the service he needs. The letter was published in the Edmonton Journal on February 5, 2014.
February 4, 2014 - 12:00am •
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will table Economic Action Plan 2014 in the House of Commons on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. EST.Across the Prairies, union members from PSAC and other unions will gather to watch the release of the federal budget, discuss its impact on unions and union members, and speak out on behalf of working families across Canada.
December 3, 2013 - 5:15pm •
For the second video in our series, PSAC Prairies members share their past experiences using sick leave and how invaluable that benefit was to them and their families when faced with unexpected circumstances. Phrases such as "peace of mind" and "insurance policy" were conveyed as part of the discussion.
November 13, 2013 - 12:00am •
Thousands of PSAC members from across the Prairie Region joined our telephone town hall last week on Bill C-4, the government's latest omnibus budget bill that will dramatically change health and safety laws for workers under federal jurisdiction. It represents a fundamental shift that will make federal workplaces more dangerous, and make it more difficult for workers to refuse dangerous work
November 12, 2013 - 12:00am •
On November 7 the PSAC Prairie Region hosted a telephone town hall with thousands of PSAC members across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Thousands of PSAC members across the Prairies joined the live and interactive telephone town hall about the government's latest omnibus budget bill, Bill C-4, which proposes to radically change our rights as federal public service workers.
November 6, 2013 - 12:00am •
More than 20cm of snow didn't stop devoted activists and concerned Canadians from protesting the Conservative Convention this past weekend. Thanks to all those who attended and spoke at the rally.
November 5, 2013 - 12:00am •
More than 20cm of snow didn't stop devoted activists and concerned Canadians from protesting the Conservative’s Convention and their impaired judgment and reckless policies. On Saturday, November 2, PSAC, working with various community groups and unions, organized the “Crash The(ir) Party!” rally across the street from the BMO Centre where the Conservative Party of Canada held their 2013 policy convention from October 31 to November 2, 2013.
November 4, 2013 - 12:00am •
Less than a week after reconvening Parliament, the Conservative government introduced Bill C-4, an omnibus budget bill that proposes to radically change our rights as federal public service workers.In addition to putting our lives at risk, this Bill puts every one of our collective agreement provisions in jeopardy.We know that Treasury Board wants to take away our sick leave. We know that the government wants to bring down the costs of its workforce. We also know that Tony Clement has no respect for our work and value that we bring to the public service.
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.