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Political Action

October 23, 2012 - 12:00am •
The Winnipeg Labour Council Policy and Educational Conference entitled "Political Action Boot Camp" is only one month away. This conference is a very important training and networking opportunity for labour and community activists.Attendees will receive a crash course in three areas of political necessity: Community organizing; Effective Lobbying; and Election Campaigning. These areas are key to having the labour movement be successful in political endeavours.  
October 19, 2012 - 2:28pm •
The proposed sale of community pastures in Saskatchewan is supported by virtually no one in the province or the country and today’s announcement by the provincial government raises more questions than it provides answers, according to the Agriculture Union – PSAC which has launched a campaign to protect the prairie grasslands in question.
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am •
On October 30th, 2012, CUHC, PILC of LAM, CFCS, Social Planning Council of Winnipeg, and New Directions will be holding a second full-day conference titled “Community Advocates Conference – Capacity Building for Advocates.” This conference will provide participants with similar tools as the conference held in 2009 and will help build skills and competencies for those interested in various forms of advocacy.
September 6, 2012 - 3:14pm •
 Prairies REVP Marianne Hladun wrote a follow up letter to Saskatoon-Humboldt MP Brad Trost regarding the Conservative government's conflicting actions around human trafficking after the original letter from July 3, 2012 was ignored.
August 30, 2012 - 9:36am •
 HELLO PSAC LOCALS, PLEASE POST ON YOUR BULLETIN BOARDS AND DISTRIBUTE TO ALL MEMBERS! PSAC NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2012 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MEMORIAL PARK (corner of Broadway and York)
August 16, 2012 - 12:00am •
PSAC Sisters in Lethbridge participated in events for “Womb Swarm Parliament — Textile Artists United Against Motion M-312,” a creative initiative opposing the dangerous anti-abortion motion currently being debated in Ottawa. The private member's motion by Tory MP Stephen Woodworth asks that a committee re-examine when a fetus should be considered a human being.
August 8, 2012 - 1:39pm •
On July 18, the National Board of Directors made a decision to hold a cross-country day of action this fall on Saturday, September 15, 2012. Activities for the September 15th cross-country day of action will be organized in every PSAC region, and will be coordinated through the PSAC's Regional Offices.
August 2, 2012 - 3:53pm •
Since the federal budget was tabled on March 29, 2012, 16,873 PSAC members in 44 federal government departments and agencies have been told they could lose their jobs.Harper’s Conservative government has implemented changes that impact important services that Canadians rely on in areas such as health care, food safety, environmental protection, human rights, arts, research and science.
August 1, 2012 - 3:19pm •
On July 31, 2012, Marianne Hladun, Regional Executive Vice-President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (Prairie Region) submitted a response to the Consultation Paper on the Renewal of Labour Legislation in Saskatchewan
July 16, 2012 - 12:00am •
 In July, Treasury Board President Tony Clement made an appearance in Brandon, Manitoba where PSAC members handed him and Merv Tweed, Conservative MP for Brandon-Souris, their affected letters. Members also discussed their concerns regarding EI services leaving Manitoba and the issue of closing the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA) in Saskatchewan.

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