Chris Aylward and Magali Picard visited the Prairies region in April 2019. You will find a list of the cities visited and a few pictures. Prairies 04/03 - Calgary 04/04 - Lethbridge 04/04 - Coutts 04/06-08 - Edmonton 04/05 - Red Deer 04/05 - Innisfail 04/05 - Bowden 04/07 - Jasper 04/24-30 – Winnipeg
June 21, 2019
June 10, 2019
Working together, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and its component union, the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE), have produced a video to highlight the negative outcomes of the full-scale privatization of critical public infrastructure.
October 22, 2018
On behalf of postdocs, your elected bargaining team has been meeting representatives of the University of Saskatchewan since October 4th, 2017 to obtain a collective agreement to improve Postdocs working conditions.
August 20, 2018
A year has passed. Another hard winter is approaching quickly. The rail line is still not fixed. The community is still without necessary goods and services. Enough is enough. It is time to use federal government resources to fix that rail line immediately.
May 24, 2018
The ongoing crisis in Churchill, Manitoba is a painful reminder that the privatization of public infrastructure and services is never in the best interests of Canadians
September 21, 2017
In one month – on October 19, 2017 - it will be the second anniversary of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government. It is also day that the federal government has chosen to impose as a deadline for employees of the Vegreville Immigration Centre.
September 7, 2017
Since July 24, PSAC/UCTE workers have been on strike to stop the Winnipeg Airports Authority from contracting out their employees’ work. They are on the line to protect their jobs. The union's negotiating team has attempted to re-start a meaningful negotiation but the Airport has doubled down on their efforts. This strike looks like it could stretch out because of the employer's poor decision-making, so our members will need your support. Contracting out won't fly!
August 23, 2017
Despite an attempt this weekend by the union to return to the table to end the Winnipeg Airport strike that has been in effect since July 24, the Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) is doubling-down on its efforts to contract out their employees’ work. WAA has been falsely telling the media that we did not respond to their last offer before the strike began. We did respond even though they didn’t like the answer but just to be sure, we attempted to re-start a meaningful negotiation this weekend and WAA’s answer was clear.
July 26, 2017
The members of PSAC/UCTE Local 50600 hit the picket line at the Winnipeg Airport on the morning of July 24. After seven days of intense mediation, the Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) walked away from the table at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 23. We remained available to the mediator until 3:00 a.m. and when no further communication was made by the employer, our members hit the picket line at 3:00 a.m. sharp.
May 10, 2016
The Public Service Alliance of Canada extends its solidarity to the vast numbers of Albertans in Fort McMurray and surrounding communities who have been forced to leave their homes as wildfires advance and engulf their homes and businesses.