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September 13, 2010 - 4:00am •
Members of UPCE Local 80823 of the National Philatelic Centre recently participated in a fundraiser for local hospitals.
August 13, 2010 - 1:54am •
PSAC members from all across downtown Sydney came out to join us for a workplace barbecue on Monday, August 9th. Sydney's own Rangelight Cafe provided hamburgers and hotdogs to 250 people in the Dorchester street courtyard, located right next to Sydney's government offices. Members attended from Service Canada, the Canadian Revenue Agency, Correctional Services and Veterans Affairs. The next two winners of our Gifts With A Twist prize baskets were CEIU members Claudette Macdonald and Jana (no last name given.) Congratulations!
August 7, 2010 - 1:38am •
On Tuesday, August 3rd, PSAC held a BBQ at the Service Canada Building in Harbour Grace.  Twenty-three dollars was collected for the Breast Cancer Foundation.  It was a slower BBQ than usual due to its being cancelled because of the inclement weather the week before but overall, this Tuesday was a beautiful day and it was great to meet with our PSAC members in Harbour Grace.
August 4, 2010 - 1:29am •
Natal Day is the annual birthday celebration of the communities of Halifax and Dartmouth. PSAC took our defending quality public services message out in the fresh air at this year’s Natal Day Parade. Members paraded in style in an antique fire engine. Our message?  Public services are the tools we have collectively given ourselves to achieve our common ideal – a fair, equitable, safe and prosperous society respectful of the environment where no one is left out. Think public!
August 3, 2010 - 4:00am •
In the spring of 2010, CEIU took action against the loss of 147 term and casual jobs at the CIC processing centre in Sydney, Nova Scotia. At the local, regional and national levels, CEIU pushed back to save jobs and maintain quality public services. This work has paid off: CIC Sydney will be hiring up to approximately 160 term staff to address the centre’s backlogs at CIC Sydney’s Case Processing Centre, Permanent Resident Card Centre and the Federal Skilled Workers Project. 
July 25, 2010 - 12:56am •
On July 24th, 2010, PSAC Nova Scotia proudly supported the Halifax Pride Parade by marching (and driving). Happy Pride!
July 21, 2010 - 12:48am •
The Strategy Committee of UPCE Local 80823, National Philatelic Centre, Antigonish has been extremely busy and most effective.
June 29, 2010 - 12:26am •
A BBQ was held for our UPCE members who work at the Canada Post Call Centre in Fredericton on Friday, June 25th. 
April 27, 2010 - 4:00am •
For want of a few more pairs of hands, new immigrants to Canada will have to wait longer gain citizenship.Canada Employment and Immigration Union president Jeannette Meunier-McKay detailed how the departmental spending freeze announced in this years budget will affect immigrants in a presentation to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
March 18, 2010 - 4:00am •
The Federal Budget released by the Harper Government has set a clear direction for balancing the budget within the next five years by targeting the federal public service through austerity measures. The budget freezes federal departmental spending with the goal of reducing the debt on the backs of public service workers.

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Halifax Regional Office
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Halifax, NS B3M 3Y7
Telephone: (902) 443-3541
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Erin Sirett
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Janice Grant
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Mark Rogers
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Negotiator — Atlantic
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Lesley Thompson
Atlantic Regional Education Officer
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Rowena Baker
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Luc Richard
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