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The Highlands Links belongs to all Canadians

August 19, 2014 •

The Highlands Links golf course is a national treasure.  Canadians are against the government’s plan to privatize the federally owned Highlands Links golf course.

Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Political Action Conference

August 13, 2014 •

Save the date!

 

Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Political Action Conference

 

Dates: November 1, 2014 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

            November 2, 2014 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

 

Location: NSGEU Conference Centre

                255 John Savage Drive, Dartmouth, NS

PSAC Education Program - September-December 2014 (Nova Scotia)

August 12, 2014 •

The Nova Scotia PSAC Education Program is ready. Check out the courses that are being offered for the period of September to December 2014.

Moratorium on Fracking: Statement of Solidarity

July 24, 2014 •

K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) -- The panel reviewing hydraulic fracturing in Nova Scotia has completed seven community information sessions to date across the province. During this review, the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association and the Native Council of Nova Scotia have announced official opposition to fracking.  Dr. Wheeler has been clear that much is still unknown about the risks and benefits to Nova Scotians.  Given that:

 

PSAC Young Workers Symposium 2014

July 17, 2014 •

On May 23-25, 2014, twenty members age 30 and under from the four Atlantic Provinces came to Halifax to attend the PSAC Atlantic Young Workers Symposium.  This was the third event geared specifically to young workers to take place in the region since 2009, and the biggest yet.

Sick leave doesn’t cost government extra: PBO report

July 17, 2014 •

The Parliamentary Budget Officer released a new report today, concluding that it costs almost nothing extra to pay sick leave to federal civil servants. This is because most departments don't have policies in place to backfill for sick leave. 

New Atlantic Regional Council

July 15, 2014 •

2014 – 2017 Atlantic Regional Council

Regional Executive Vice-President

baldwij [at] psac-afpc [dot] com (Jeannie Baldwin)

Alt: Colleen Hodder

 

Provincial Director – NB

darbem [at] bellaliant [dot] net (Darlene Bembridge)

1st Alt: Raphaëlle Valay-Nadeau

2nd Alt: Dave Meade

 

Provincial Director – NB

mike [dot] leblanc [at] une-sen [dot] org (Mike LeBlanc)

1st Alt: André Beaulieu

The Dream Catcher Project

July 15, 2014 •

PSAC members and staff raised $11,760 during the Triennial Regional Convention for the Dream Catcher project in partnership with the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre

Pride in the Atlantic

July 15, 2014 •

Hello everyone,

Please find below the schedule for pride events in the Atlantic Region.  I hope to see many PSAC members taking part in the various activities.  If you need assistance, feel free to contact my office or the Director for LGBT members, Wayne Kelley at wkelley [at] eastlink [dot] ca.

In pride and solidarity,

Jeannie Baldwin

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Pride in the Atlantic Region

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Updates: Bargaining with Treasury Board

July 15, 2014 •

You have a question or comment for the bargaining team?  Contact a bargaining team member from the Atlantic Region:

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Contact Information

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 [at] psac-afpc [dot] com
(cell) 902-483-4898

Janice Grant
Regional Representative
grantj [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Debbie McLaughlin
Regional Representative
mclaugd [at] psac-afpc [dot] com 

Mark Rogers
Regional Representative
rogersm [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Nancy MacLean
Representative/Health & Safety
maclean [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Dave Shaw
Organizer — Atlantic
shawd [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Doug Hill
Grievance & Adjudication Officer
hilldoug [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Larry Gagnon
Negotiator — Atlantic
gagnonl [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Lesley Thompson
Atlantic Regional Education Officer
thompsonl [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Susan Payne
Administrative Assistant
paynes [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Rowena Baker
Administrative Services
bakerr [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Jacqueline Robichaud
Administrative Services
robichj [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Upcoming Nova Scotia Events

Talking Union Basics

September 13, 2014 - September 14, 2014 • Halifax,

Talking Union Basics (Annapolis Valley)

September 27, 2014 - September 28, 2014 • ,

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