British Columbia

June 21, 2017
Earlier this week, delegates to the PSAC BC regional convention elected Brother Jamey Mills to serve as the new PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President for British Columbia. Jamey is a long time union leader who began his career as an activist as the Young Workers Coordinator on the PSAC BC Regional Council and as a member of the BC Federation of Labour Young Worker Committee, where he sat on the BC Fed Executive Council.
June 8, 2017
PSAC welcomes the agreement made by the leaders of the BC NDP and BC Green Party to form a new, progressive, provincial government. Both parties made strong commitments to addressing inequality, strengthening public services, taking action on climate, and implementing electoral and campaign finance reform. PSAC also congratulates two new Members of the BC Legislature who come from the PSAC family. Bowinn Ma, a PSAC member who works as a Project Engineer at Vancouver International Airport, was elected as the BC NDP MLA in North Vancouver-Lonsdale.
May 30, 2016
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) / Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 20209 working at the airport voted Friday to ratify a tentative agreement reached last week.
June 10, 2015
BC’s fishing, tug boat and pleasure boat community are protesting the government’s decision to shut down the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station in Vancouver, meaning calls for help from Vancouver harbour now go to the Sea Island Station in Richmond, 17 nautical miles and 35 minutes away. A July 2012 report by the Maritime Coordinators of the Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Victoria says the closure will put lives at risk.
May 22, 2015
Jamey Mills was elected as Regional Executive Vice-President (REVP) in June 2017.

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