January 23, 2019 - 11:15am •
Sisters, Brothers and Friends,
Please find below tentative dates for our regional conferences.
Let me tell you that it was an almost impossible task to select dates that weren’t going to create a conflict with other events within PSAC and its Components and DCLs. In addition to that, I also had to consult Erin Sirett, Regional Coordinator, to discuss the staffing aspect of these conferences.
January 21, 2019 - 2:59pm •
Education Program - NB Region - January to May 2019
Date and location
December 17, 2018 - 7:18am •
The PSAC regional offices will be closed from December 25 to January 1. In case of emergency, please call Erin Sirett, Regional Coordinator, at 902.229.2123.
December 13, 2018 - 5:56pm •
Via Regular Mail
December 5, 2018
Member of Parliament
1 Market Square, Suite N306
Saint John, NB E2L 4Z6
Dear Mr. Long,
I’m writing to you in regard to Bill C-89, an Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services.
December 13, 2018 - 11:03am •
On December 6th, members of the Greater Moncton Human Rights committee attended the Moncton Candlelight Vigil marking the National day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women.
Sisters Lorraine Gallant and Stephanie Scott and Farid Tourkmani attended this ceremony on behalf of the committee and handed out a cheque of $100.00 to Kathy Leger who will coordinate the distribution to the Violence Prevention Centre at Serenity House, Saint Anne de Kent NB.
December 13, 2018 - 10:39am •
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.
December 13, 2018 - 7:46am •
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.
December 7, 2018 - 8:24am •
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 4, 2018 - 8:19am •
Halifax event on December 6 begins at 5:15 pm at the Halifax Public Library on Spring Garden for the outside vigil - Join us at this gender inclusive and alcohol free event that will begin outside the front entrance of the Halifax Central Library, for the candlelight vigil. Following, we will go inside of the Halifax Central Library’s Paul O’Regan Hall for refreshments, music, action, and a screening of the film, Polytechnique.
November 30, 2018 - 12:09pm •
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.