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From the time equity issues were first raised in the 1970s, through the CR strike of 1980, to the creation of regional women's committees, women in PSAC have been pushing for equality both within PSAC and in society in general. The PSAC Women's Program organizes conferences at regional and national levels, develops campaigns and initiatives on issues related to women's equality.

Women make up more than half of the PSAC membership. Regional Women’s Committees (RWC) were established in the mid-1980s to further address women’s issues and concerns such as the systemic discrimination and barriers working women face within and outside their workplace. These committees provide important forums to strategize for positive change in women’s lives.

June 4, 2015 - 2:30pm •
Yesterday in Charlottetown, church bells rang for an hour and a half to draw attention to the missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada.  1,181 times.... Rev. John Clarke, the minister at St.Paul's Anglican Church, hopes to have many people attend next Wednesday, June 13th at 2 p.m. with hand bells.   Those in attendance will form a circle and take turns ringing their bells.  It is hoped there will be enough people in attendance to  to go around the church and park!   
March 17, 2015 - 8:36pm •
The St. John's, NL Regional Women's Committee collected a total of $720 from the International Women's Day Luncheon.  The cheque was presented to Jill Pickford at the Naomi Centre.
October 22, 2014 - 11:32am •
PSAC women gathered recently at the Inn at the Pier to talk about their role in saving Canada Post, re-thinking child care, stopping Harper’s cuts and contacting the Senate on Bill C 377 as well as have a little fun. Actions on all these issues was achieved. Guest Speaker J. D. Samuelson spoke and showed her film “Women of Confederation”. We highly recommend this short animated film. Becka Viau, artist and activist, spoke on Saturday and inspired all with her commitment and wisdom on women’s and human rights issues.
September 10, 2014 - 3:33pm •
The P.E.I. Regional Women’s Committee held their AGM meeting on September 8th. In attendance were members from CEIU, UTE and UVAE. Jeannie Baldwin, REVP Atlantic, swore in the newly elected committee members. Chair, Debi Buell, UVAE; Co-Chair, Karolyn Walsh, UVAE; Secretary, Marilyn Gallant, UTE and Treasurer, Beryl MacNeil, UVAE.
September 9, 2014 - 2:39pm •
The PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women recently sponsored an Equality Garden Party. Host, Hon. Catherine Callbeck honored female leaders in her speech.
April 14, 2014 - 8:56am •
Premier David AlwardOffice of the PremierCentennial Building670 King StreetFredericton, NB E3B 1G1 April 11, 2014 Premier Alward,I’m writing to you on behalf of 6000 PSAC members in New Brunswick. We are deeply concerned with the announced closure of the Morgentaler Clinic to take effect in July. We are asking the government of New Brunswick to repeal Regulation 84/20, Schedule 2(a.1) which states that an abortion will only be covered by Medicare if:
March 12, 2014 - 7:37am •
The House of Commons Committee on the Status of Women has been conducting hearings into the sexual harassment of women in the federal public service.
March 7, 2014 - 7:10am •
Stop the attacks on women’s right to full employment and decent work
March 7, 2014 - 7:04am •
MEDIA ADVISORY         March 7, 2014 International Women’s Day Luncheon
March 7, 2014 - 7:03am •
MEDIA ADVISORY         March 7, 2014 International Women’s Day Conference


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