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September 19, 2016 - 2:23pm •
The mandate of the Social Justice Fund (SJF) is to support initiatives in five priority areas: 1-Anti-poverty initatives in Canada; 2-Humanitarian assistance in Canada and around the world; 3-International labour development; 4-Worker-to-Worker exchange; and 5-Worker education. In 2016, the SJF supported the following groups/projects in the Atlantic:
September 14, 2016 - 2:21pm •
PSAC invites young workers from the four Atlantic Provinces to apply to attend a Young Workers Symposium at the Terra Nova Hospitality Home and Cottages in Port Blandford, Newfoundland and Labrador, from 6pm, Friday, November 4 to 1pm, Sunday, November 6, 2016 Port Blandford, Newfoundland and Labrador.
September 6, 2016 - 11:03am •
Are you passionate about standing up for unions and workers’ rights? Do you believe in fairness, social justice and human rights? Are you active in your union and interested in deepening your activist knowledge and skills?
September 1, 2016 - 9:12am •
Greetings, Sister Jeannie Baldwin is on leave until October 2016.  During her absence, Sister Colleen Hodder, the Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President for the Atlantic will be the acting REVP. Sister Hodder’s contact information is: Email: HodderC@psac-afpc.com Telephone (office): (902)445-0927 Please join me in welcoming Sister Hodder to her new duties, and wishing Sister Baldwin well during her period of leave. Robyn Benson National President, PSAC
August 30, 2016 - 2:32pm •
PSAC Social Justice Fund invites your members to participate in the next “Education In Action” project in Guatemala for 2 weeks, March 2-16 2017. (tentative dates)
August 30, 2016 - 11:35am •
The Education Program for the period of September to December 2016 for the Nova Scotia area is now available.  Please refer to poster attached for all the courses that are offered and information on how to register.
August 29, 2016 - 10:41am •
There  will be several information meetings for the Union of Taxation Employees in Halifax and Sydney.  We will be providing information on the tentative agreement.  Madonna Gardiner, Bargaining Team Member, will be in attendance.  These meetings are open to all employees in the Bargaining Unit.  A RATIFICATION VOTE will be conducted. 
July 14, 2016 - 1:13pm •
On Saturday June 25th, members of NS Area Council 1 set up a table at the Alderney Farmers Market in Dartmouth Nova Scotia. We had one mission, to raise awareness about the Thirsty for Justice Campaign and ask the public to sign letters to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs asking her to take action on solving the Aboriginal Water Crisis in Canada.
June 15, 2016 - 9:58am •
Davis Day, also known as Miners' Memorial Day is an annual day of remembrance observed on June 11 in coal mining communities in Nova Scotia, Canada, whereby citizens recognize all miners who were killed on the job in the province. It was named in remembrance of William Davis who was shot by police during a coal mining strike near New Waterford, NS.
June 15, 2016 - 9:15am •

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Nova Scotia Contact

Halifax Regional Office
8:30am - 4:30pm
Park West Centre
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, NS B3M 3Y7
Telephone: (902) 443-3541
Toll Free: 1 800 839-6661
Fax: (902) 443-8291

Gaby Levesque
Regional Coordinator
levesqg@psac-afpc.com
(cell) 902-483-4898

Janice Grant
Regional Representative
grantj@psac-afpc.com

Debbie McLaughlin
Regional Representative
mclaugd@psac-afpc.com 

Mark Rogers
Regional Representative
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Nancy MacLean
Representative/Health & Safety
maclean@psac-afpc.com

Dave Shaw
Organizer — Atlantic
shawd@psac-afpc.com

Doug Hill
Grievance & Adjudication Officer
hilldoug@psac-afpc.com

Larry Gagnon
Negotiator — Atlantic
gagnonl@psac-afpc.com

Lesley Thompson
Atlantic Regional Education Officer
thompsonl@psac-afpc.com

Susan Payne
Administrative Assistant
paynes@psac-afpc.com

Rowena Baker
Administrative Services
bakerr@psac-afpc.com

Jacqueline Robichaud
Administrative Services
robichj@psac-afpc.com

Upcoming Nova Scotia Events

Talking Union Basics (Halifax) October 1, 2016 • Halifax
Talking Union Basics (Sydney) October 1, 2016 • Sydney
Local Officers Training (Halifax) November 5, 2016 • Halifax
Grievance Handling (Sydney) November 5, 2016 • Sydney