November 1, 2012 - 6:53pm •
On September 26, at the moment of the Motion 312 vote, we were astonished to notice that the Minister responsible for the Status of Women, the Honorable Rona Ambrose, took position to strike a committee that would have reviewed the fetus legal status in the light of scientific advances. Without any doubt, this committee would have reopened the abortion debate (despite the Conservative Party’s promise not to reopen it).
November 1, 2012 - 11:34am •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada stands behind Saskatchewan’s Official Opposition as they prepare to introduce a private member’s bill to create an asbestos registry of all public buildings under the Public Health Act.
October 25, 2012 - 1:30pm •
On October 25, 2012, members of the NDP caucus will be wearing a purple ribbon in solidarity with public sector workers affected by the recent cuts to jobs and public services. This initiative originated with a PSAC member, and we encourage Prairies members to join in and wear a purple ribbon to demonstrate that we are all affected by the cuts, and we oppose them.
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 19, 2012 - 2:28pm •
The proposed sale of community pastures in Saskatchewan is supported by virtually no one in the province or the country and today’s announcement by the provincial government raises more questions than it provides answers, according to the Agriculture Union – PSAC which has launched a campaign to protect the prairie grasslands in question.
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.
September 6, 2012 - 3:14pm •
Prairies REVP Marianne Hladun wrote a follow up letter to Saskatoon-Humboldt MP Brad Trost regarding the Conservative government's conflicting actions around human trafficking after the original letter from July 3, 2012 was ignored.
August 30, 2012 - 9:36am •
HELLO PSAC LOCALS,
PLEASE POST ON YOUR BULLETIN BOARDS AND DISTRIBUTE TO ALL MEMBERS!
PSAC NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MEMORIAL PARK (corner of Broadway and York)
August 16, 2012 - 12:00am •
PSAC Sisters in Lethbridge participated in events for “Womb Swarm Parliament — Textile Artists United Against Motion M-312,” a creative initiative opposing the dangerous anti-abortion motion currently being debated in Ottawa. The private member's motion by Tory MP Stephen Woodworth asks that a committee re-examine when a fetus should be considered a human being.
August 8, 2012 - 1:39pm •
On July 18, the National Board of Directors made a decision to hold a cross-country day of action this fall on Saturday, September 15, 2012. Activities for the September 15th cross-country day of action will be organized in every PSAC region, and will be coordinated through the PSAC's Regional Offices.