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Nova Scotia

May 9, 2017 - 5:04pm •
May 9, 2017 - 4:54pm •
The PSAC Cape Breton Regional Municipality Area Council laid a wreath to recognize brothers and sisters who were killed or injured on the job at the April 28th Day of Mourning ceremonies in Sydney.  Laying the wreath on behalf of President, Br Steve Purcell was Br Brent Duff joined by Br Michael Morrison.
May 9, 2017 - 4:51pm •
May 9, 2017 - 7:56am •
Sisters and Brothers, On May 9, 1992, an explosion at the Westray Mine in Pictou County, Nova Scotia killed 26 miners working underground.  It was one of the deadliest mining disasters in Canadian history and led to new Criminal Code provisions – known as the Westray Law – that made it possible to prosecute corporate criminal negligence. You can find below information in regards to the event taking place on May 9 at the Westray Miners Memorial Park.
May 8, 2017 - 12:29pm •
Sisters and Brothers, National Public Service Week (NPSW) will be held June 11-17, 2017.  The event marks the importance of federal public service employees and to recognizes their service to Canadians.  Because the employer cannot pay its employees on time and accurately, we are asking our members to boycott NPSW. PSAC members proudly serve Canadians on a daily basis.  Our members deserve more than a piece of cake - if the employer wants to show their recognition for our members' valuable work; they should do that by paying them in full and on time.
May 8, 2017 - 7:54am •
Sisters and Brothers,   Please find below a template letter that was sent to all 32 Liberal MPs in the Atlantic Region in regards to the Phoenix Pay System.   Feel free to use the same letter to contact your local MP.   In solidarity,   Jeannie Baldwin Regional Executive Vice-President, Atlantic Region
May 2, 2017 - 9:26am •
Establishment of Asian Heritage Month Asian Heritage Month was first officially recognized in December 2001, when the Canadian Senate adopted the month of May as Asian Heritage Month. This is an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the long and diverse history of Asian Canadians and their contributions to Canada, as well as the many struggles they face.   History of racial discrimination
April 25, 2017 - 12:59pm •
The PSAC-Atlantic Regional Council met in Charlottetown, PE April 22-23. PSAC members also organized a rally in front of the local MP’s office asking to fix the phoenix pay system.
April 25, 2017 - 9:15am •
PSAC is now accepting applications for its 2017 scholarship program.  Deadline to apply is June 23, 2017. Apply now. Other Scholarships available in the Atlantic Region: Nova Scotia Federation of Labour (NSFL)
April 22, 2017 - 2:22pm •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2017 PSAC Members Rally in Front of Local MP’s Office Asking to Fix Phoenix Pay System CHARLOTTETOWN, PE –PSAC members who were meeting in Charlottetown, PE held an impromptu demo in front of the office of the local Member of Parliament (MP), Sean Casey, to demonstrate their frustration in regards to the broken phoenix pay system.

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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

Debbie McLaughlin
A/Regional Coordinator
mclaugd@psac-afpc.com 
902.499.0484

Gaby Levesque
Special Projects Officer
levesqg@psac-afpc.com

Alex (Vital) Stuit
Regional Representative
stuita@psac-afpc.com

Janice Grant
Regional Representative
grantj@psac-afpc.com

Mark Rogers
Regional Representative
rogersm@psac-afpc.com

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

Mary MacNeil
A/Atlantic Regional Education Officer
macneim@psac-afpc.com

Susan Payne
Administrative Assistant
paynes@psac-afpc.com

Rowena Baker
Secretary
bakerr@psac-afpc.com

Jacqueline Robichaud
Secretary
robichj@psac-afpc.com