Celebrating Black History Month and African Heritage Month 2024
February 7, 2024
As we enter the month of February, we are reminded of the rich and diverse tapestry of cultures that make up our great nation. This February, we proudly celebrate Black History Month and African Heritage Month, a time to honour and recognize the contributions of the African diaspora to the cultural, social, economic, and political landscape of Canada.
Following strong strike mandate, Dalhousie postdoctoral fellows return to bargaining table on Friday
January 24, 2024
The Public Service Alliance of Canada’s Local 86001 (or Association of Dalhousie University Research Employees [A-DURESS]), comprised of postdoctoral fellow employees at Dalhousie University will return to the bargaining table with the Dalhousie University administration this Friday, January 26, 2024. Dalhousie requested to resume bargaining after the local voted in favour of a strike mandate in December.
Border Services in Saint John to shift to weekday, daytime only operations: “CBSA has given up” says union
January 19, 2024
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced that it would only staff border services operations in Saint John, NB, on weekdays during daytime hours, eliminating the long-established, regular presence of border officers in the evening, on weekends, and on holidays. This decision, which affects travellers, commercial, and marine operations, comes at a time of considerable growth for the Port of Saint John and the surrounding community. Tourism is up, marine trade is flourishing, and new rail lines are being built. The Port itself has undergone a significant modernization process, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visiting the updated installations this past January 17.
NS – Sydney Area Regional Women’s Committee Meeting
Start Time 5:15 PM, Thursday, February 29 -