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PSAC celebrates life and work of founding, African Nova Scotian member

December 9, 2013 1:14pm •

HALIFAX, NS – On International Human Rights Day, the Public Service Alliance of Canada will honour  the legacy of founding member Dr. J. Calbert (Cal) Best (1926-2007).  Dr. Best was an African Nova Scotian human rights and labour activist from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, the son of Dr. Carrie M. Best and Albert Theophilus Best.  He was co-founder and president of the Civil Service Association of Canada, the pre-curser to the Public Service Alliance of Canada.  On Tuesday, the Halifax Regional Office of the PSAC will dedicate its board room to Best’s life and work.  

Veterans and workers say compromise proposed for Veterans Affairs office closures simply won’t work

November 21, 2013 4:07pm •

OTTAWA, ON - Veterans and the workers who serve them say they are troubled to learn about a compromise proposed by two Nova Scotia MLAs at a meeting with Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino in Ottawa yesterday. 

Sydney march calls on Minister to consult with veterans

November 8, 2013 1:18am •

SYDNEY, NS - Veterans in Sydney and across the country are mobilizing to stop the closure of the nine Veterans Affairs offices they rely on for face-to-face services. Supporting them in Sydney is a chorus of community members, local organizations, Veterans Affairs workers, unions, and every level of local government, all of whom will be out in force this Saturday at the Veterans March of Concern.

Minister Fantino must hear from veterans before going ahead with Veterans Affairs office closures

November 7, 2013 12:38pm •

OTTAWA, ON - Veterans and the workers who serve them say Minister Fantino needs to hear what they have to say before going ahead with closures of Veterans Affairs offices in their communities.

Union demonstrates with veterans to save local Veterans Affairs office

November 7, 2013 11:57am •

CORNER BROOK, NL - Veterans in Corner Brook and across the country are mobilizing to stop the closure of the nine Veterans Affairs offices they rely on for face-to-face services. Supporting them in Corner Brook is a chorus of community members, local organizations, Veterans Affairs Canada workers, unions, and municipal government.

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