October 26, 2012 - 4:05pm •
The Prairie Region Council Education Committee has begun the process of developing the 2013 - 2015 Prairies Regional Education plan. We are gathering ideas and input from members across the region in a variety of ways:Membership Survey - open to all PSAC Prairies members. The survey takes about five minutes to complete, and each completed survey will be entered into a draw for a GREAT PRIZE (two prizes awarded in each province). The survey closes November 30 and the draw for prizes will take place December 12.
October 26, 2012 - 9:47am •
Rally Against the Harper GovernmentFriday, November 9, 20126:00 - 7:00 p.m.Union Hill, Errol Black Park, Corner 1st Street & Rosser AvenueJoin the rally and campaign to stop the cuts from the Harper Government. They are affecting our community and our lives.This event is hosted by the Brandon & District Labour CouncilPost Rally Coffee House: Songs & Solidarity with David RovicsFriday, November 9, 20128:00 p.m. concertDoors open at 7:00 p.m.
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 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.
October 10, 2012 - 8:37pm •
Report of the Westman Area Council Representative to the Prairie Region Council submitted for the October 12-13, 2012 meeting. This report covers the period from the last PRC meeting.
October 5, 2012 - 12:50pm •
Every year, PSAC members invest in their communities by supporting their local United Way. Annual fundraising drives have kicked off across the Prairie Region and we’re asking Prairies members to reach into their pockets and continue their pattern of giving generously to an important community-focused charity.
October 2, 2012 - 12:00am •
Each year on October 4, communities across Canada come together to honour the lives of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls. As we do so, we remember the lives of sisters, daughters, mothers and grandmothers tragically taken from us. We also support grieving families and provide opportunities for healing.
September 26, 2012 - 11:15am •
Report of the Regional Executive Vice-President, Prairies to the Manitoba Federation of Labour Executive Council submitted for the September 27-28, 2012 meeting. This report covers the period from the last MFL meeting.
September 18, 2012 - 5:47pm •
The Career Transition Café is a two-day event for Opting and Surplus Employees to help manage their transition, to make informed decisions regarding their options and to empower them moving forward.
September 11, 2012 - 3:37pm •
The Community Unemployed Help Centre (CUHC) presents the Aspiring Advocates Workshop. There are two dates to choose from for this special, full-day workshop, September 18 (currently full and taking names for the waiting list) and September 26 (there are a few seats still available). Due to the overwhelming popularity of this workshop, we encourage interested members to register as soon as possible. The poster and application can be downloaded below.