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Find out what members in the Atlantic are up to and what matters to us.  Come here for the latest news on demos and organizing drives, for bargaining updates and picket line dispatches, for calls and action cries of victory.

Health Care Town Hall

September 15, 2014 •

Jeannie Baldwin, REVP Atlantic joined members from UVAE at a Town Hall Meeting on Health Care recently sponsored by the Council of Canadians and CUPE. Presenters included Maude Barlow, Paul Moist and Mike McBain.

PEI Health Care Coalition Fundraiser

September 15, 2014 •

The PEI Health Care coalition together with the Trinity United Church held a fundraiser lobster dinner on August 28th, to raise funds for an immigrant family. Jeannie Baldwin, REVP Atlantic joined PSAC members at the fundraiser.

PEI Human Rights Committee

September 15, 2014 •

The PEI Human Rights Committee held their AGM on September 10th. Newly elected members include:
Debi Buell- UVAE, President; Heather Ford - UTE, Vice-President; Marilyn Gallant - UTE, Secretary; Jody LaPierre -UVAE, Treasurer.

UNDE Out to Protest Pay Parking

September 12, 2014 • Approximately 700 members of the Union of National Defense Employees, the Dockyard Trades and Labour Council East, the Professional Institute of the Public Service, and the Dockyard Charge Hands Association marched along the sidewalks in Halifax today, Friday, September 13, to protest DND's plan to force employees to pay for parking. In some cases employees will pay a monthly fee and not even be guaranteed a place to park as they are selling more passes than available parking spaces.

Resolutions to the PSAC National Triennial Convention

September 11, 2014 •
Resolutions to be considered by the Seventeenth National Triennial Convention must be received by the Convention, Conferences and Project Officer by e-mail at Felixg [at] psac-afpc [dot] com and in printed copy to 233 Gilmour Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0P1, no later than: October 27, 2014

September 19th Demo

September 11, 2014 •

The next federal election will be held on October 19, 2015.
On the 19th of every month, PSAC members in the Atlantic Region will take actions in highlighting the number 19.
Join members on September 19th at 12:19 p.m. outside Daniel J. MacDonald bldg. (Grafton St. entrance) for a 19 minute demo.

Carol McGregor Award 2014

September 11, 2014 •
Nominations are once again open for the Carol McGregor CLC Disability Rights Award.
 
The CLC created this award to recognize the outstanding contributions of a worker with a disability who has made a significant and lasting impact in their union and/or the community by promoting and defending the rights of persons with disabilities.
 
The award is given annually and announced on December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

"Forever in our Hearts" Invitation for unveiling of Dream Catcher

September 10, 2014 •

Please join us for the unveiling ceremony for the Dream Catcher that represents and honors the spirit and dreams of ALL missing and murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada. See poster for more information.

PEI Regional Women's Committee - AGM

September 10, 2014 •

The P.E.I. Regional Women’s Committee held their AGM meeting on September 8th. In attendance were members from CEIU, UTE and UVAE. Jeannie Baldwin, REVP Atlantic, swore in the newly elected committee members.

Chair, Debi Buell, UVAE; Co-Chair, Karolyn Walsh, UVAE; Secretary, Marilyn Gallant, UTE and Treasurer, Beryl MacNeil, UVAE.

Equality Garden Party

September 9, 2014 •

The PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women recently sponsored an Equality Garden Party. Host, Hon. Catherine Callbeck honored female leaders in her speech.

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