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March 9, 2012 - 3:50pm •
A three-way initiative supported by the Province, the City of Charlottetown, and unions representing federal employees on the Island is being launched to preserve federal jobs."Maintaining a strong federal presence on the Island is absolutely vital," says Premier Robert Ghiz. "And I am very pleased to see so many groups and individuals working together to make a strong case to Ottawa."The initiative is in response to widespread reports that the Government of Canada’s efforts to balance the books will result in lay-offs or the elimination of federal positions.
February 14, 2012 - 11:44am •
HALIFAX, NS - Roughly 60 industry stakeholders are attending the Atlantic Seal Advisory Meeting at the Lord Nelson in Halifaxto discuss the 2012 Seal Management Plan.  Merv Wiseman, a shop steward for Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Search and Rescue Coordinators and a member of the Canadian Sealers Association, has been told he won’t be welcome at the second day of the proceedings today.
February 3, 2012 - 5:09pm •
ST. JOHN’S – The Public Service Alliance of Canada hosted a news conference in St. John’s today with search and rescue survivor Oakly Johnston, as well a union shop steward for Maritime Search and Rescue coordinators and membersof the MayDay Coalition, to launch a video highlighting the absurdity of putting lives at risk to pay off the deficit.
November 25, 2011 - 12:15pm •
GANDER, NL – For the next six months a portion of Gander’s skyline will bare a message for the Harper government: Public Services are as Canadian as my morning coffee.
September 21, 2011 - 4:00am •
MONCTON, NB - Leaders of 18 unions representing hundreds of thousands of Canada’s public sector employees are calling on the federal government to reverse plans to cut valuable public services and jobs which Canadians depend on from coast to coast to coast.

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