PSAC members have gathered at regional conventions across the country over the past two months to chart the path forward for our regions and elect PSAC’s Regional Executive Vice-Presidents, who sit on the Alliance Executive Committee and give a national voice to members.
June 7, 2021
Colleen Coffey has been re-elected by acclamation to serve as the PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President for the Atlantic Region. Colleen has been an active PSAC member for over 27 years. Over the course of her union activism, she played many roles from Secretary, Treasurer, Shop Steward, Chief Shop Steward and local President. She was first elected as PSAC Atlantic’s REVP at the 7th Regional Triennial Convention held in Saint John, NB on June 24, 2017.
February 22, 2021
A tentative agreement was reached on February 19 between members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada and the Halifax Transition House Association (HTHA) Bryony House. The terms of the tentative agreement will remain confidential until the members vote on it in the coming weeks.
February 28, 2020
His experiences in Haiti shaped his outlook on social justice and workers’ rights. Djimy states, “Having been raised in a dictatorship, I witnessed the disregard of human rights by people who were clinging to power at the expense of the well-being of the community. I promised myself that as I grew up, I would do everything in my power to improve the lot of my community.”
February 13, 2020
In a landmark collective bargaining victory, members at Saint John Airport (YSJ) secured the right to a defined benefit pension plan, ensuring employees have a stable income in retirement. Like many workers across the country, members at YSJ in Saint John, New Brunswick had previously seen their pension rolled back to a defined contribution plan which offers no guaranteed retirement income and shoulders employees with all the financial risk of their retirement investment.
June 21, 2019
Chris Aylward and Magali Picard visited the Atlantic region in June 2019. You will find a list of the cities visited and a few pictures. Atlantic 06/02-03 - Charlottetown 06/03-04 - Moncton 06/04 - Bathurst 06/04-05 - Miramichi 06/05 - Fredericton 06/06 - Oromocto 06/07 - Saint John 06/08 - Dorchester 06/09 - Sydney 06/10 - Halifax 06/11 - Dartmouth 06/11 - Corner Brook 06/12 - Rocky Harbor 06/12 - Deer Lake 06/13 - St. John’s 06/14 - Happy Valley Goose Bay
September 20, 2018
Plans to contract out cleaning services to private companies at Canadian Forces Bases (CFB) in Greenwood and Kingston have been shelved and the Department of National Defense (DND) has committed to creating a new process for future reviews. 8.3.4
May 22, 2015
Colleen Coffey was elected Atlantic Regional Executive Vice-President at the 7th Regional Triennial Convention on June 24, 2017 in Saint John, NB.