January 9, 2013 - 8:06am •
OTTAWA – The proposed Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and other trade and investment treaties threaten the sustainability of fisheries and fishing communities, says a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).
December 13, 2012 - 3:17pm •
The Greater Moncton Human Rights committee offered a free presentation/film screening to highlight December 10th for PSAC members and the general public.
December 3, 2012 - 4:14pm •
The Miramichi Area council committee had their AGM on Nov 29; the committee now has some new executive members.
December 3, 2012 - 2:22pm •
The Greater Moncton Area council committee had their AGM on Nov 21st; the committee now has some new executive members.
Jeannie Baldwin was present to chair the elections and do the oath of office of the new officers.
November 27, 2012 - 11:00am •
ALANTIC CANADA - A new CCPA-NS report released today makes projections for federal public sector job loss in Atlantic Canada and discusses the breadth and depth of its impact in the region. CCPA-NS publishesPublic Disservice: the impact of federal government job cuts in Atlantic Canada at a time when many are questioning a federal austerity agenda that is eliminating jobs, programs and services Canadians need, while refusing to provide the information needed to fully understand the consequences.
November 6, 2012 - 8:39am •
The provincial medias qualified the interprovincial demonstration (New Brunswick/Québec) of October 27 in Campbellton against the proposed changes to EI as the "gathering of the peoples". Indeed, Acadians, Québécois, Aboriginals and Anglophones were all reunited to protest against Bill C-38 proposing unacceptable changes for EI recipients in regions where seasonal work is unfortunately a reality.
October 25, 2012 - 3:50pm •
On Thursday October 25, 2012, members of the NDP caucus will be wearing a purple ribbon in solidarity with public sector workers affected by the recent cuts to jobs and public services. This initiative originated with a PSAC member, and I am encouraging our members from coast to coast to coast to join in and wear a purple ribbon to demonstrate that we are all affected by the cuts, and we oppose them.
October 4, 2012 - 3:39pm •
We are All Affected - New Brunswick activities
PSAC Members in New Brunswick participated in the September 15th National Day of Action in different ways. Some organized an information plant gate at their work site, while others organized some family activities on that day to convey their message.
Dorchester (USGE) (link for photos)
Shediac (GSU) - information plant gate (link for photos)
September 5, 2012 - 10:25am •
If you travel through New Brunswick you might notice some FB members at customs ports wearing green shoelaces. They are wearing them in support to their bargaining team.FB members are still without a contract and are currently waiting for a Public Interest Commission (PIC) dates.
August 15, 2012 - 9:03am •
PSAC Atlantic is raising its voice against the closing of a custom built facility in Dartmouth that houses centuries-old, historical, Acadian artifacts.