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Committees of Council

The Regional Council establishes the following committees:

3) women;
October 22, 2014 - 11:32am •
PSAC women gathered recently at the Inn at the Pier to talk about their role in saving Canada Post, re-thinking child care, stopping Harper’s cuts and contacting the Senate on Bill C 377 as well as have a little fun. Actions on all these issues was achieved. Guest Speaker J. D. Samuelson spoke and showed her film “Women of Confederation”. We highly recommend this short animated film. Becka Viau, artist and activist, spoke on Saturday and inspired all with her commitment and wisdom on women’s and human rights issues.
June 24, 2014 - 3:54pm •
Amendments to the Canada Labour Code Part II received Royal Assent in December 2013. Please be advised that the coming into force date of the amendments to Part II of the Canada Labour Code has been set for October 31, 2014 by Treasury Board.
May 5, 2014 - 3:12pm •
Dear Sisters and Brothers,   Mental Health Awareness week is  an annual national event that takes place during the first week in May (May 5-11)  to encourage people to discuss, learn, reflect and get involved on all issues relating to mental health.
April 29, 2014 - 10:01am •
Participants to a PSAC's Local Officers Training participated in a rally to oppose the Fair Elections Act in Halifax on Saturday at the Seaport Market. 
April 23, 2014 - 3:29pm •
April 28 is a Day of Mourning for thousands of Canadian workers killed or injured on the job each year, or who died from work-related diseases. All Islanders are invited to join with us in remembering workers who were injured or lost their lives on Island work sites. Monday, April 28, 2014, 6:00 p.m. at Province House. A reception will follow the ceremony. See poster attached.
April 23, 2014 - 3:20pm •
April 28 is a Day of Mourning for thousands of Canadian workers killed or injured on the job each year, or who died from work-related diseases. On this day, we mourn, but it is also a time to insist that all levels of government do more to enforce existing health and safety laws and vigorously prosecute violations when a worker is killed or seriously injured. In 2013, 34 Nova Scotians lost their lives. For additional information please see attached poster.
November 5, 2013 - 11:24am •
On October 3rd, 2013 residents of Sydney attended a town hall meeting at Branch 12 of the Royal Canadian Legion that was organized by the Public Service Alliance of Canada.  The Federal Government plans to close the Sydney, NS, Veterans Affairs office which will have a widespread negative effect on over 4200 veterans who rely on their services. 

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