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Nova Scotia

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 26, 2012 - 9:02am •
HALIFAX, NS – The Nova Scotia Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives will release a report called Public Disservice: the impact of federal government job cuts in Atlantic Canadaat a press conference in Halifax, NS, Tuesday.
November 23, 2012 - 10:48am •
HALIFAX, NS – Canada Border Services Agency personnel are speaking out at airports and border crossings across the country today in response to government cuts.  Many Canadians heading south to take advantage of Black Friday sales will be greeted with a call for safer borders.
November 9, 2012 - 12:15pm •
November 7, 2012 - 2:32pm •
The Halifax Human Rights Committee bought toiletries in support of Halifax Connects, a free event for Halifax's homeless and at risk citizens.  A group of PSAC activists, their families and allies gathered for a few hours on the afternoon of Saturday, November 3, to roll cutlery for a served hot meal planned for the event on Sunday.  The organizers were expecting to serve 800 hot meals at the Halifax Connects event being held at Halifax Citadel High School in the community centre.
November 6, 2012 - 3:56pm •
Federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt speaks briefly with protesting Public Service Alliance of Canada members about federal job cuts in Cape Breton, following a news conference Sunday afternoon.You can read more about the event in this article from the Cape Breton Post.
October 30, 2012 - 10:09am •
On Saturday, October 6th, the Public Service Alliance of Canada joined with the community of Ingonish to hold a community gathering and BBQ.  This event was aimed at stopping the privatization of the Highlands Links Golf Course. This group was also joined by Mark Eyking a local Member of Parliament and various local Councilors from the area and beyond. Approximately 200 people from all around the area gathered at the Ingonish Fire Hall to send a message to Ottawa that privatization is not welcomed in their community.
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 22, 2012 - 2:54pm •
Public Service Alliance of Canada members came out to support a PIPSC (Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada) rally to save jobs and public services at the Grand parade on Friday, Oct 19th.  Lori Walton, Director, addressed the crowd of roughly 75 people on behalf of the PSAC.
October 11, 2012 - 11:38am •
DARTMOUTH, NS, OCT 10, 2012 – Members of Parliament Robert Chisholm and Megan Leslie  have backed a coalition fighting the closure of Parks Canada’s Regional Archeological Facility in Dartmouth.  The MPs will tour the federal lab Friday morning and be available to media for comment directly afterwards alongside representatives from labour and Maritime Aboriginal Peoples and Acadian communities.


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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
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Erin Sirett
Regional Coordinator

Mary MacNeil
Regional Representative

Janice Grant
Regional Representative

Mark Rogers
Regional Representative

Nancy MacLean
Representative/Health & Safety

Dave Shaw
Organizer — Atlantic

Doug Hill
Grievance & Adjudication Officer

Larry Gagnon
Negotiator — Atlantic

Lesley Thompson
Atlantic Regional Education Officer

Susan Payne
Administrative Assistant

Rowena Baker

Luc Richard

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