The National Equity Conferences, that took place in Toronto from March 24 to 28, 2017, held a number of workshops. The participants received handouts that are now available for download.
August 9, 2017
July 27, 2017
13.Child care: making it a reality Child care is the ramp to women’s equality. PSAC sisters were instrumental in making child care an election issue. Now we have to ensure that the federal government and the provincial and territorial governments make this a reality. This workshop will provide hands-on tools and training for effective lobbying and help participants develop convincing arguments. Together, we can transform our vision for child care into a reality for all families, in all communities across the country.
June 21, 2017
This summer, Canadians across the country will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Indigenous People of Turtle Island, however, will have quite a different perspective of this anniversary.
June 13, 2017
PSAC’s national campaign for a high-quality universal child care system is even more pressing with today’s release of the federal-provincial-territorial framework agreement on early learning and child care. “We have to continue to push, working with the entire child care movement and sector, because what was announced today is not good enough and does not live up to the Liberal Party’s electoral promise to negotiate a framework agreement to make high quality affordable child care for all a reality,” said PSAC National President Robyn Benson.
May 10, 2017
Canada’s Senate is about to make a decision on whether to extend important human rights protections to Canada’s trans communities. You can help. Please take 5 minutes to voice your support for this legislation by phoning at least one member of the Senate Committee which will soon decide this legislation’s fate!
April 27, 2017
Asian Heritage Month was first officially recognized in December 2001, when the Canadian Senate adopted the month of May as Asian Heritage Month.
April 26, 2017
The National Day of Mourning, held on April 28, was established to remember those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job. It also recognizes those who have worked tirelessly to prevent exposures, injuries and fatalities on the job and to celebrate their victories. Asbestos: Still work to do Last year’s announcement that the federal government will ban asbestos is a victory for those who have lost someone they love, for those who know they are at risk of losing their own life, and for health and safety activists.
March 7, 2017
The Centre of Expertise’s web presence aims to facilitate easy access to resources and tools for organizations, managers and employees.
February 2, 2017
Mid 1970s Canada’s major unions, including the Canadian Labour Congress, Canadian Union of Public Employees, the Public Service Alliance of Canada and others begin their work on workplace equality through Affirmative Action.....
February 2, 2017
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