Citizenship and Immigration Canada

June 28, 2018
PSAC went in front of the federal Labour Board mid-June to fight for the rights of PSAC/CEIU members at the Case Processing Centre (CPC) in Vegreville, Alberta.
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. 
January 4, 2017
The federal government plans to shutter the Vegreville Immigration Centre and move operations 100km away to Edmonton. The closure will devastate a rural Alberta community already hard hit by the current economic climate. Rural communities play a vital role in Canada, and we need to ensure that our communities stay vibrant and strong.
December 7, 2016
PSAC has launched a letter writing campaign urging Immigration Minister to reconsider the closure of the Immigration Centre in Vegreville
September 17, 2015
PSAC members working at the Immigration and Refugee Board office in Calgary were recently told that their jobs will be abolished. The IRB is making these cuts despite the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis and calls for Canada to do more. Out of the seven positions at the Registry in the Calgary office, six are being eliminated.  These employees provide assistance to members of the IRB who make decisions regarding refugee claims.