January 20, 2015 - 4:18pm •
The PSAC BC Racially Visible Caucus and the Union of National Employees BC and Yukon have developed a series of posters, facts, and bookmarks to Celebrate Black History Month and commemorate our heritage.We encourage Prairies member to make use of these materials in their own workplaces. Members can download the series of six informative posters to print and display at their worksites. The posters can be shared one at a time over a six week period, or all at once.
September 20, 2014 - 11:15am •
Report of the Racially Visible Persons Rep to the Prairie Region Council submitted for the September 2014 meeting. This report covers the period from the last PRC meeting.
March 19, 2014 - 12:00am •
On March 21, 1960, 69 black demonstrators were killed and 180 were wounded by armed white South African police in the Sharpeville Township. More than 700 shots were fired at black demonstrators who were peacefully protesting the country’s discriminatory laws.
February 1, 2014 - 12:00am •
The PSAC recognizes and celebrates the past and present contributions of Black people and people of African descent. We also acknowledge the discrimination, barriers and challenges that remain prevalent in Canada.
March 19, 2013 - 10:21am •
A Letter from Marianne Hladun, Regional Executive Vice-President for the PSAC Prairie Region, recognizing the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, 2013.
January 31, 2013 - 4:56pm •
Each year in February, we honour Black History Month, a time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of black citizens in Canada and around the world.This month allows us the opportunity to reflect on the social forces that have shaped and influenced our communities. We revisit the struggles and challenges inherent in black history in order to continue our work towards harassment free workplaces and a racism free Canada.
March 19, 2012 - 12:00am •
Report of the Racially Visible Persons Representative to the Prairie Region Council submitted for the March 16-17, 2012 meeting. This report covers the period from the last PRC meeting.
March 12, 2012 - 12:00am •
On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we will stand up against racism, discrimination and the inequalities that keep us, as a society, from progressing.
February 17, 2012 - 5:10pm •
On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, the March 21 Planning Committee will be holding a morning event from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Hotel Fort Garry for federal public servants in honour of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This year our keynote speaker will be Honourable Philip S. Lee, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba.
January 19, 2012 - 11:07am •
In 1995, the Government of Canada officially declared February Black History Month throughout the country. Since then, throughout the month of February, we recognize the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, and reflect on the issues and difficulties that continue to be faced today within the Black community.