International Labour Development

October 13, 2021
PSAC’s Social Justice Fund is allocating $20,000 to help with a major relief and reconstruction project led by the Confederation of Public and Private Sector Workers (CTSP) in Haiti, whose members were severely impacted by the catastrophic earthquake and tropical storm Grace in August.  About 800,000 people have been affected, and an estimated 650,000 people need emergency humanitarian assistance. Thousands of people are now homeless, and there is an urgent need for shelters, hindered by the amount of damage and the ongoing pandemic.
March 26, 2021
In an open letter addressed to Prime Minister Trudeau, PSAC along with other unions, human rights groups, faith-based organizations and prominent Canadians urged the Canadian government to condemn the Philippines' state-sponsored terror. The letter also demanded that the Canadian government ceases all assistance and collaboration with the Philippine military and police. The Trudeau government was urged to keep its promise to uphold and