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CHARLOTTTETOWN, PEI– A working group made up of the City of Charlottetown, the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and the Government of Prince Edward Island has released a report they commissioned into the scope and impact of potential federal job cuts on Prince Edward Island.

The study, completed by McInnes Cooper, was launched in February 2012, at a time of widespread speculation about the volume of federal cuts. The key findings of the report are as follows:

On Wednesday, June 13th at 5:30PM local time, while our MPs gather in Ottawa for a decisive showdown in Parliament, we’ll rally their home ridings, and communities across Canada, to call for 13 “hero” Conservative MPs to work together and stop the Bill, split it, and start over. 

Almost 70 members from across the region attended the AtlanticSchoolheld from May 23rd to 27th, 2012in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) Atlantic Region held a rally on June 1st in downtown Moncton to protest against the cuts in the public services. Speakers were: Debi Daviau (PIPSC), Jeannie Baldwin (PSAC), Hon Dominic LeBlanc & Hon Yvon Godin.

Members attending the rally brought a jar of peanut butter for the Moncton Food Bank and Jeannie Baldwin, REVP Atlantic Region gave a donation to the Moncton Food Bank on behalf of the PSAC.

Here is the new Executive for the Halifax RWC. Left to right is Carmelle MacDonald, Secretary, centre, Joy Clayton, Chairperson, Kanika Adekayode, Treasurer, and Rhonda Doyle-LeBlanc, Director for Women. The AGM was held on Monday, May 8, 2012.