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Updates

February 26, 2010 - 4:00am •
The Charlottetown Regional office of the Public Service Alliance of Canada held a pension information session on February 23rd, at the Charlottetown Hotel.  Mark Brunell, National President of the Government Services Union, presented the real facts about our public service pension to an audience of 100+ and answered the questions and concerns of the members.There was a strong message to keep getting signatures on the petitions, call and write your MP's and talk about this issue until Ottawa gets the message to "keep their hands off our pensions".
February 22, 2010 - 4:00am •
The Atlantic Region is mobilizing around retirement security. We are organizing town hall meetings and plant gates, and taking advantage of every opportunity to collect signatures for our petition to Prime Minister Harper. Contact your regional office to arrange for a workplace information session. And visit http://www.psac.com/petition-pension/ to sign our on-line petition and get campaign information.
February 19, 2010 - 4:00am •
The PSAC and the Saint John RWC hosted a pancake and chocolate breakfast in order to give information to PSAC members in regards to the federal public sector pensions with a petition for Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
February 19, 2010 - 4:00am •
February 19, 2010 - 4:00am •
Congratulations to the 18 members of UCTE Local 60925, Charlottetown Airport.UCTE  local 60925 voted to donate $250.00 to Haiti which the employer, “airport authority” matched bringing the total donation to $500.00. This money was given to the Canadian Red Cross which was doubled again by the Government.
February 19, 2010 - 4:00am •
A townhall meeting took place in Moncton on February 9 with PSAC Atlantic REVP, Jeannie Baldwin, and PSAC Quebec REVP, Jerome Turcq, in order to discuss federal public sector pensions.  Two sessions took place with over 80 PSAC members from a variety of departments were in attendance.
February 1, 2010 - 4:00am •
Different vigils were held in New Brunswick to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Montreal massacre of 14 young women at the École Polytechnique. New Brunswick MPs are asked to oppose Bill C-391 as statistics show that long-gun homicides in Canada have declined by 50% since the registry was instituted.
January 28, 2010 - 4:00am •
Listen to the Nation, no to prorogation! PSAC members from Moncton and Fredericton joined some concerns citizens, various unions, the NBFL and others and braved the cold weather to give a clear message to the Harper government: "Return to work!''  Guest speakers for the Moncton event were Members of Parliament Yvon Godin (NDP) and Brian Murphy (Liberal).
January 14, 2010 - 4:00am •
On December 6th, members of the local worked hard to create a float that would go in the Christmas parade in their community. The theme of the float was based around our "Think Public" campaign.  Four of the members on the float were elves making toys, and another four were Santa's helpers who wore t-shirts with the "Think Public" logo on the back.  The local distributed frisbees and bags of Think Public candy to the kids.  The float won third prize with the judges and was voted the viewer's choice float.
December 30, 2009 - 2:42pm •
A crowd of approximately 50 people gathered in front of the local conservative Miramichi MP, Tilly O'Neill-Gordon on Sunday evening, December 6, to commemorate the national day of remembrance and action on violence against women and to oppose Bill C-391 which calls for the dismantling of gun registration in Canada.

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