Violence

August 26, 2021
More than ever it’s clear we need a government that will make social and economic gender equity a national priority and put women at the forefront of a pandemic recovery that leaves no one behind.
June 30, 2021
Two recent reports show that the severity of the toxic workplace culture within the Department of National Defence (DND) is still being misunderstood and underestimated by top officials in the department. "The Minister of Defence, and Members of Parliament who sit on the Status of Women Committee, still do not understand the impact of the toxic culture within the department on the lives of thousands of civilian DND workers,” said Union of National Defence President June Winger.  
April 30, 2021
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March 11, 2021
This month, PSAC participated in a Government of Canada consultation on changes to the Code of Conduct for Procurement.  
February 11, 2021
Violence and harassment are too often present in workplaces. We must tackle this social problem in order to find concrete solutions for workers. That is why the Canadian Labour Congress is working with the University of Toronto and the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) at Western University to launch a national study on workers’ experiences with sexual violence and harassment in the workplace.
December 4, 2020
On National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC remembers the fourteen young women who were killed at l’École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989, because they were women, and today, PSAC also recommits to ending all forms of gender-based violence.  On this day, we remember: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan Nathalie Croteau Barbara Daigneault
December 2, 2020
As of January 1, 2021, the new Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations will come into force for all workers in the federal sector. These new regulations will help better prevent and actively address harassment and violence in the workplace.  The regulations outline the essential elements of a workplace harassment and violence prevention policy, as well as the procedures that must be in place to respond to incidents of harassment and violence when they do occur. This includes:
December 5, 2019
December 6, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Montréal Massacre, where 14 young women were killed at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal because they were women. We remember: Download the poster
December 6, 2018
On December 6th, PSAC commemorates women who have lost their lives to abuse and re-commits to ending all forms of gender-based violence.
June 20, 2018
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, PSAC is distributing Red Dress Pins to raise awareness on the national issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada, and to urge the government to bolster the efforts of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).

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