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Vegreville

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.
December 12, 2016 - 4:39pm •
The largest union representing federal public service workers has launched a letter campaign urging Immigration Minister John McCallum to reconsider the closure of the Immigration Centre in Vegreville.
December 7, 2016 - 2:14pm •
PSAC has launched a Respect Vegreville Facebook page to connect us with those who share our concerns.
December 7, 2016 - 1:56pm •
The largest union representing federal public service workers has launched a letter writing campaign urging Immigration Minister John McCallum to reconsider the closure of the Immigration Centre in Vegreville, Alberta.
November 23, 2016 - 2:15pm •
There's been a lot of buzz and backlash since the Liberal federal government announced the closure of the Vegreville service centre. Below is a sample of the recent media coverage.
November 18, 2016 - 7:18pm •
An article about the closure of the service centre in Vegreville published in labour publication Rank and File. The article was written by Crystal Warner, Deputy Trustee for the Canada Employment and Immigration Union (CEIU), BC/Yukon.
November 3, 2016 - 12:00am •
We, the undersigned, residents of Vegreville, call upon the House of Commons to identify other solutions to fix whatever problems are occurring at the CPC Vegreville, as it is one of the main employer in our town. If you wish to sign this petition, please provide the required information in the fields below. Your personal information will not be made public.
November 2, 2016 - 12:00am •
PSAC National President Robyn Benson is calling on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum to rescind the plan to close a case processing centre in Vegreville, Alberta.
October 28, 2016 - 1:13pm •
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada employees at the Case Processing Centre were shocked to learn on Thurs. October 27th that the Federal government plans to close their processing Centre in Vegreville and relocate it to Edmonton by the end of 2018. 
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