Environment

April 21, 2016
This Earth Day, PSAC is calling on all governments to act on climate change.
December 1, 2015
PSAC was one of the partners of the 100% Possible March for Climate Solutions and Justice that took place Sunday, November 29. It coincided with the start of the UN Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Paris.
November 17, 2015
PSAC is partnering with dozens of organizations that believe a 100% clean energy economy is possible by 2050. The 100% Possible March for Climate Solutions and Justice takes place Sunday, November 29 at 1:00 pm to coincide with the beginning of the UN Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Paris. The march will begin at: Ottawa City Hall - Marion Dewar Plaza, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1
July 9, 2015
More than 10,000 people filled the streets of Toronto on July 5 in the march for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. Indigenous communities, unions, students, social justice organizations and grassroots activists came together to send a clear message to Canada’s politicians: Canadians want a new and just economy that works for everyone.
April 20, 2015
In the wake of the toxic fuel spill in Vancouver harbor, the Public Service Alliance of Canada is calling on the government to immediately re-open Kitsilano Coast Guard Station and invest in marine safety and environmental protection
March 19, 2015
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released its 20th Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) which would strengthen the economy, create jobs, shrink the income gap and reduce carbon emissions.
June 12, 2014
The Harper government has taken aim at environmental protection, slashing funding for conservation and restoration of landscapes, water and wildlife; monitoring climate change and minimizing threats from pollution. According to the government’s reports on plans and priorities, by 2017 it will have cut Environment Canada’s budget by 35.8% – $390 million – since 2010. During that same period, 21% of its workforce or almost 1,500 jobs will have been cut.
April 14, 2014
The United Nations recognizes April 22nd as Earth Day, a time for world solidarity around global climate change.  
September 10, 2013
Ontario and Manitoba have had to step in to save a facility internationally reknowned for research into how human activity impacts freshwater systems, including things like phosphates, acid rain, climate change and fish farming. Established in 1968 and run by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the Experimental Lakes Area in northwestern Ontario was threatened when the federal government announced in 2012 that it was cutting all funding.