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Public services

Public services are the tools we have collectively given ourselves to achieve our common ideal – an equitable, safe and prosperous society respectful of the environment where no one is left out.  Canadians rely on the public services we provide everyday, especially during difficult economic times.

The government's disengagement and its move to become more reliant on the private sector threaten the future of our public services. This directly undermines the quality of life of our citizens and shifts us away from our common ideal. 

The Harper government is moving forward with $4 billion in cuts to public services.  Our jobs and the services that we provide are at risk. We need to fight back, uphold our rights and defend public services.

November 16, 2016 - 10:01am •
Unions Denounce Lack of Service Delivery for Veterans Following Re-Opening of Veterans Affairs Office in Sydney, NS SYDNEY, NS –The Union of Veterans Affairs’ Employees (UVAE) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) organized a press conference today following the official re-opening of the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Sydney, NS to denounce the remaining challenges obstructing service delivery to veterans.
November 9, 2016 - 6:54am •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2016   Veterans Affairs Office in Sydney Re-Opens but Service Delivery Issues Remain at a Halt   SYDNEY, NS – On November 10, the Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees (UVAE) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will hold a press conference following the opening of the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Sydney, NS.  
April 19, 2016 - 12:39pm •
A big thank you to PSAC members who lobbied their local MP to repeal sections of Bill C-4 (2013) that restrict collective bargaining rights and put the health and safety of our members at risk. We met with the following MPs: Prince Edward Island Sean Casey, Charlottetown Lawrence MacAulay, Cardigan Wayne Easter, Malpeque Robert Morrissey, Egmont
March 24, 2016 - 7:38am •
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION    March 24, 2016    Agriculture Union local 90004 donates hundreds of pounds of beef steer to food banks  
March 16, 2016 - 10:10am •
PSAC members and coalition partners will be gathering on March 22nd to watch and discuss the 2016 budget.  Halifax, NS: Cal Best Boardroom, 287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 310, Halifax, NS, at 4:45 p.m.on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 For further information, please contact Mark Rogers, PSAC Regional Representative at 902.443.3541
June 22, 2015 - 2:52pm •
On June 19th, various locals across PEI held their own events for National Public Service Week.   UTE 90006 hosted a day of action in Summerside with the theme  "Planting for a brighter future on October 19th".
June 17, 2015 - 7:30am •
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION                                                                        June 17, 2015 PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS JOIN TO HOST A FUNDRAISING BBQ FOR SCHOOL IN DORCHESTER  DORCHESTER, NB – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) along with other unions will be hosting a fundraising BBQ with all proceeds going towards the Dorchester School Committee for future projects dedicated to ensuring the sustainability of the school in the community of Dorchester.
June 17, 2015 - 7:25am •
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION                                                                        June 17, 2015 PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS ORGANIZE THEIR OWN ACTIVITY FOR NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE WEEK DARTMOUTH, NS – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) are boycotting the employer’s organized activities for National Public Service Week and will be hosting their own BBQ to celebrate the important work they do on a daily basis.
June 17, 2015 - 7:17am •
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION                                                                        June 17, 2015 PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS JOIN TOGETHER FOR A UNION WALK DURING NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE WEEK MONCTON, NB – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) along with other Unions will be participating in a Union walk and rally to demonstrate their solidarity in defeating the Conservative government in the upcoming federal election.
June 17, 2015 - 7:06am •
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION                                                                        June 17, 2015 PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS JOIN TOGETHER FOR A UNION WALK DURING NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE WEEK SAINT JOHN, NB – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) along with other Unions will be participating in a Union walk and rally to demonstrate their solidarity in defeating the Conservative government in the upcoming federal election.

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