Text Size: AAA

Vegreville

July 21, 2017 - 3:50pm •
The NDP Critic for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship—along with a small group of politicians—travelled to Vegreville on Wednesday, July 19 to sit down with affected workers from the Vegreville Case Processing Centre (CPC).
May 25, 2017 - 9:56am •
Workers will take to the street today to rally against the attack on rural Alberta communities like Vegreville, where the federal government plans to close the Case Processing Centre (CPC) and move it to Edmonton at a cost of $46.6 million.  
May 19, 2017 - 2:42pm •
Today, in the House of Commons, Serge Cormier (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship) stated that "a letter was sent from our department to the union, dated March 1, 2017, outlining the costs requested by the member opposite." (See the transcript below)
May 19, 2017 - 8:00am •
With recent revelations that moving the Vegreville Case Processing Centre (CPC) to Edmonton will cost taxpayers millions extra, the union representing workers at the Vegreville CPC is reaffirming the call to reverse the closure and to invest in rural Canadian communities.
March 23, 2017 - 3:46pm •
Last week, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen sent a letter to PSAC reaffirming the department's plan to close the Vegreville Case Processing Centre and move it to Edmonton. In response, PSAC National President Robyn Benson wrote a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemning him for "betraying rural communities."
February 15, 2017 - 12:00am •
The union representing workers at the Vegreville Case Processing Centre met with the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, yesterday to discuss the planned closure of the CPC in Vegreville. Following that meeting, several media outlets covered the story. See the media clippings below.
February 14, 2017 - 8:34am •
The union representing workers at the Vegreville Case Processing Centre met with the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, yesterday to discuss the planned closure of the CPC in Vegreville.
January 21, 2017 - 12:00am •
Local business owners, educators, volunteer groups, and community leaders explain the impact of the closure of the Vegreville Case Processing Centre on their community in this great video produced by the Town of Vegreville. "If you're not here, you don't necessarily understand the impact on rural Canada and these positions are really important and people deserve to have them in rural locations," says Scott Dixon, Owner of Boston Pizza Vegreville. "This isn’t a Vegreville problem, this is a Canada problem."
January 18, 2017 - 12:00am •
On January 18, 2017, Marianne Hladun sent a letter to Mr. Ahmed Hussen welcoming him to the role of Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and briefing him on the ongoing issue of the closure of the Vegreville Immigration Centre. The letter on behalf of the 280 PSAC members affected by the closure, also included all past correspondence to and from former Minister John McCallum. All previous correspondence with the former Minister, and the latest letter to the new Minister, are attached below.
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.

Pages

Subscribe to