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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.

August 12, 2013 - 11:23am •
Over 100 unionized and non unionized workers, Anglophones, Francophones, Acadians and Aboriginal people were waiting to welcome Stephen Harper to Moncton on August 8 while he was the special guest at a fund raising BBQ organized by the Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe riding association.
June 27, 2013 - 2:56pm •
The Goose Bay Area Council held a food drive Wednesday, June 26, 2013, to collect donations for the Labrador Friendship Centre Food Bank and to promote the We Are All Affected campaign. The PSAC members filled six grocery carts with food donations to help replenish stocks. They also collected financial donations of over $500. Area Council Chair Brenda Linstead was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Labrador Morning about the food drive and the campaign. Have a listen here.
June 26, 2013 - 2:56pm •
It’s become a recurrent pattern for the Conservative government: when facing internal scandal, attack public workers.
June 21, 2013 - 9:26am •
The Moncton Area Council with the collaboration of some locals in the Greater Moncton distributed a "We Are All Affected" flyer "We Don't Feel Like Celebrating!"   
June 21, 2013 - 9:18am •
GSU Local 60018 -   -   -    On Thursday, June 13th, the executive of local 60018 along with a USGE member plantgated the National Public Service Week yearly BBQ in Shediac.  Flyers were given to members and also management who were told that:  "We are ALL affected".   
June 21, 2013 - 9:07am •
UTE Local 60005  -  On Thursday, June 13th, UTE local 60005 along with other locals and other unions in Saint John organized a march to Conservative MP Rob Moore's office.  Present at this march, was UTE National President, Bob Campbell who addressed the crowd of approx. 100 union members.
June 19, 2013 - 3:25pm •
CEIU Locals 60269 and 60254 
May 28, 2013 - 12:21pm •
The PSAC has won the Dennis McGann Stroke of Genius award for the most unusual, innovative, novel communications project at the Canadian Association of Labour media (CALM) awards banquet 2013.
April 3, 2013 - 11:08am •
Please see the following memo from Robyn Benson outlining why PSAC is encouraging Members to boycott National Public Service Week.
April 3, 2013 - 9:38am •
See attached memo from Robyn Benson, outlining why you are being asked to encourage your members to boycott National Public Service Week.

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