On the Trans Day of Remembrance, November 20th, PSAC commemorates the trans, two-spirit and non-binary people who have lost their lives to transphobic violence. We also honour those who continue to face violence and discrimination as they work for more just and inclusive communities.
World AIDS Day, observed on December 1st of every year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the HIV infection. It is also a time for reflection on what has been achieved with regard to the national and global response to HIV – and what must still be achieved.
The federal government concluded its consultation on accessibility legislation earlier this year. Now it now has an opportunity to remove accessibility and inclusion barriers faced by persons with disabilities in the public service by improving legislation, processes and policies that can serve as a model for all employers in the federal sector.
On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC recommits to ending gender-based violence in all forms.
December 6 marks the anniversary of the Montréal Massacre, where 14 young women were murdered at École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989.
On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC renews our commitment to eliminate all forms of violence against women.
Human rights cannot be taken for granted. Support Indigenous rights, work for trans rights, stop domestic violence, reject racism, take action on accessibility legislation.
PSAC: committed to human rights
December 10 is Human Rights Day – an opportunity to reflect on the status of human rights in Canada and around the world.
In 1966, the United Nations proclaimed March 21st as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
PSAC renews commitment to safe conditions in the workplace
Asian Heritage Month was first officially recognized in December 2001 when the Canadian Senate adopted the month of May as Asian Heritage Month. This is an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the long and diverse history of Asian Canadians and their contributions to Canada, as well as the many struggles they face.
May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, and the Public Service Alliance of Canada stands in solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans and queer communities.
PSAC is proud of the victories we have achieved for our GLBT members through collective bargaining, litigation and mobilization. Truly, PSAC Works for GLBT Rights.