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Updates

Halifax, NS – Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Local 80375 which represents over 80 Commissionaires who work at Halifax Harbour Bridges and Halifax Regional Police has reached a tentative agreement with Commissionaires Nova Scotia, narrowly missing a strike/lockout deadline of May 31, 2019.

As your Director for LGBTQ2+(Pride) members on the PSAC Atlantic Council, I will soon be joining many PSAC members within the Atlantic Provinces and across Canada, and people around the world in recognizing the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. I would like to invite you to join me on this day in celebrating our diversity and bringing attention to the fact that LGBTQ2+ rights are human rights.

PSAC National President Chris Aylward and Vice-President Magali Picard are bringing their cross-country Leadership Tour to the Atlantic.  From June 2 -14, 2019, they will be making stops in 18 communities to visit workplaces, attend meetings, speak at events and to talk to members one-on-one.  Our four regional offices are busily working with members throughout the Atlantic to create opportunities for our national leaders to connect with as many members as possible.  The following events are open to all PSAC members.

May is Asian Heritage month, a month when we celebrate the contributions workers from East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia and Southeast Asia have made to our communities and to our union.  This month we also reflect on the sacrifices generations of Asians Canadians have made in this country and the adversity they have overcome.  Celebrations will take place during the month of May, as will discussion and debate around finding collective solutions to end systemic racism.

Agriculture Union local 90004 in partnership with the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Atlantic Region, purchased a 1060 lb 4-H steer at the 68th Annual PEI Easter Beef Sale that was held on March 29, 2019.

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