Cutbacks

January 21, 2016
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has just released a report that provides a blueprint for the federal Liberal government to implement its promises. 
December 3, 2015
The Public Service Alliance of Canada applauds the federal government’s decision to re-open Veterans Affairs offices in nine cities within one year. 
November 17, 2015
The new minister of Fisheries and Oceans was mandated by the Prime Minister to re-open the Kitsilano Coast Guard station and the Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre in St. John’s.
November 13, 2015
The Public Service Alliance of Canada is happy with the federal government’s announcement that it will re-open the Veterans Affairs offices that were closed by the Conservatives and hire more front-line staff.
November 10, 2015
The Public Service Alliance of Canada commits to honouring Canada’s veterans by continuing to fight for the crucial public services they need and deserve. This includes holding the Liberal government to its promise to re-open nine Veterans Affairs offices that were closed in 2013 and 2014.
October 16, 2015
There’s a place trucks can get into Canada where drivers have about a one in 30 chance of having to stop for an inspection. Welcome to Canada’s most porous border, only one of its kind – St. Zacharie, Quebec – and it happens to be in Conservative MP Maxime Bernier’s riding.  
October 16, 2015
There’s a place trucks can get into Canada where drivers have about a one in 30 chance of having to stop for an inspection. Welcome to Canada’s most porous border, only one of its kind – St. Zacharie, Quebec – and it happens to be in Conservative MP Maxime Bernier’s riding. St. Zacharie — and the public safety issues associated with letting 10,000 mostly commercial vehicles through with minimal inspections — are the subject of a new video from the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC).
October 2, 2015
The Liberal party’s promise to promote and protect Canada’s national parks falls short.
September 28, 2015
The Public Service Alliance of Canada is today launching the second phase of its Vote to Stop the Cuts campaign. The campaign provides key information about the Harper Conservatives’ cuts to public services and encourages Canadians to take this into account when voting on October 19th.
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.

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