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Nova Scotia

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.
April 21, 2017 - 3:16pm •
April 22nd marks Earth Day. We all have a role to play to respect and honour Mother Earth.  We owe it to the Earth we live on, to ourselves and to the next generations. The smallest action can have the greatest impact. Put in practice the three R’s: Reduce, re-use and recycle, plant a tree, minimize paper consumption and ensure you turn off the lights when you leave a room.  Those are small gestures that we can do on a daily basis that will have a long lasting impact.
April 21, 2017 - 9:48am •
Members of UNDE local 80407 organized a demo on Wednesday to protest the Phoenix pay system. They were also joined by members of UNDE local 80406. #FixPhoenix (Halifax, NS)

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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

Mary MacNeil
Regional Representative
macneim@psac-afpc.com

Janice Grant
Regional Representative
grantj@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
thompsl@psac-afpc.com

Susan Payne
Administrative Assistant
paynes@psac-afpc.com

Rowena Baker
Secretary
bakerr@psac-afpc.com

Luc Richard
Secretary
richarl@psac-afpc.com

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