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May 4, 2014 - 12:00am •
Anti drilling activists in Lethbridge are breathing a collective sigh of relief after Calgary based Golden Key Oil withdrew its application for exploratory wells on the city’s west side.Thousands have been rallying against urban drilling within city limits for months, including many PSAC members in the community, who pitched in by attending demonstrations and collecting signatures. Activists collected more than 13,000 signatures.
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am •
 Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan has called on the federal government to extend EI coverage for all those affected by floods in Southern Alberta. Only about 22% of unemployed Albertans are eligible for EI and the waiting period is 2 weeks.
May 6, 2013 - 2:09pm •
More than 500 labour activists, leaders and delegates gathered for the Alberta Federation of Labour Convention to celebrate the achievements of unions, hear from dozens of speakers, and help chart the direction for the future. During Convention, Shannan Little, a PSAC member from Agriculture Local 30048 in Lethbridge, was awarded with the International Women’s Day Award.
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am •
The 19th Annual AFL Kids’ Camp will be held August 5‐9 at Goldeye Centre near Nordegg on Goldeye Lake (see attached brochure below). The Mary Veilleux Memorial sponsorship was created to fund one child of PSAC members to attend the camp. If no such requests are received, the money will be sent to the Kids’ Camp s a donation. If you know of members in your local that might have children who would be interested, please pass this information along.
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am •
You are invited to help build The Lethbridge Declaration - a grassroots Federal NDP campaign built by progressive Prairie people who want to live in an inclusive Canada that leaves no one behind, who feel urgent action is needed to push back on the direction Stephen Harper and the Conservatives are taking Canada, and who want to be involved in making that change happen.
October 23, 2012 - 10:04am •
RO Contact:    Dolly Ablitt   or  Raj Hari
October 23, 2012 - 9:53am •
RO Contact:    Oneil Carlier or Carm Chan
October 7, 2012 - 12:11pm •
The beef recall is the largest in Canadian history and is impacting the plant, the retail outlets, as well as our union Sisters and Brothers, and their friends and family. Please take a minute to read this article, prepared by the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401, about what's happening at Lakeside. 
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.
September 11, 2012 - 10:47am •
Edmonton Catholic Schools Support Staff from CEP local 52A are on strike for negotiated wage increases and working hours. The employer, Edmonton Catholic School District, refuses to negotiate the second year of wages on a two-year contract and instead wants to put into place a wage re-opener provision. Staff is also facing the erosion of full time positions and increased workload. Workers have less time to meet the needs of students. 

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