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The mandate of the Social Justice Fund (SJF) is to support initiatives in five priority areas:

1-Anti-poverty initatives in Canada;

2-Humanitarian assistance in Canada and around the world;

3-International labour development;

4-Worker-to-Worker exchange; and

5-Worker education.

In 2016, the SJF supported the following groups/projects in the Atlantic:

PSAC invites young workers from the four Atlantic Provinces to apply to attend a Young Workers Symposium at the Terra Nova Hospitality Home and Cottages in Port Blandford, Newfoundland and Labrador, from 6pm, Friday, November 4 to 1pm, Sunday, November 6, 2016 Port Blandford, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Are you passionate about standing up for unions and workers’ rights? Do you believe in fairness, social justice and human rights? Are you active in your union and interested in deepening your activist knowledge and skills?


Sister Jeannie Baldwin is on leave until October 2016.  During her absence, Sister Colleen Hodder, the Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President for the Atlantic will be the acting REVP. Sister Hodder’s contact information is:

Email: HodderC@psac-afpc.com

Telephone (office): (902)445-0927

Please join me in welcoming Sister Hodder to her new duties, and wishing Sister Baldwin well during her period of leave.

Robyn Benson
National President, PSAC

PSAC Social Justice Fund invites your members to participate in the next “Education In Action” project in Guatemala for 2 weeks, March 2-16 2017. (tentative dates)