Media clippings from Vegreville

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.

  • (Global) Vegreville will be ‘older, smaller and poorer’ after closure of CPC office: mayor (with quote from Marianne Hladun, REVP of PSAC-Prairies)
  • (CBC) Vegreville could lose 420 residents if immigration centre closes, report says(with quote from Marianne Hladun, REVP of PSAC-Prairies)
  • (680News) Alberta town’s study says closure of federal centre would be a major blow (with quote from Marianne Hladun, REVP of PSAC-Prairies)
  • (CKVG) Union Representing Vegreville C.P.C. Employees Meets with Immigration Minister (with radio interview from Marianne Hladun, REVP of PSAC-Prairies)
  • (Postmedia) Study shows closing Vegreville immigration office will cut population, house prices