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To highlight the International Human Rights Day, once again members of the Greater Moncton Human Rights committee came together to volunteer at a local based soup kitchen this year.  They spend the day helping out at the Karing Kitchen to prepare and serve lunch to members of the community at no cost.  «Karing Kitchen is about "providing a nutritious hot meal, ensuring food security and advocating for a person's rights and responsibilities.» says Coordinator Melissa King.

Sisters, Brothers and Friends,

Please take the time to add your signature to petition E-1833 which calls upon the Government of Canada to:

(a) enact legislation banning conversion therapy to minors in Canada;

(b) enact legislation prohibiting transporting minors outside of the country for such purposes; and

(c) have conversion therapy included in the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code, to protect children from abuse.

The Greater Moncton Regional Women’s Committee and PSAC donated $1000 to the NB Coalition for Pay Equity at their Annual General Meeting which took place on November 28th.  

The Greater Moncton RWC also elected its new executive, which are:

President:  Heather Fraser

Treasurer:  Jennifer Kelly

Secretary:  Isabelle Mazerolle

December 5, 2018

Workers at the J. A. Douglas McCurdy Airport Rally for a Fair Collective Agreement

SYDNEY, NS – On December 6, members of the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 80807, a Component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), will be rallying at the Sydney/J. A. Douglas McCurdy Airport demanding that their employer negotiates a fair collective agreement now.

Anthony Valles, member of the PSAC Greater Moncton Human Rights committee saw an opportunity to invite other PSAC members of the Moncton region to participate in his CFIA workplace project when they organized the 12 days of Christmas.  A collection of items (non-perishable food and personal care items) to be given to the Food Depot Alimentaire to be distributed to those less fortunate in the community. 
At his request, collection boxes were placed in the PSAC office and many members of the area responded very well to his invitation.