Every day, thousands of Canadians live without access to one of the most fundamental human rights: safe and clean water.
November 24, 2023
August 15, 2023
In response to devastating wildfires that continue to ravage the Northwest Territories, PSAC has donated $75,000 to bolster the $75,000 donation from the Union of Northern Workers (UNW), a component of PSAC, to the United Way Northwest Territories Emergency Response. An evacuation order has been issued for Yellowknife, a city of 20,000 people. Fires are not showing signs of slowing down.
March 18, 2022
Are you a PSAC member living in a community impacted by ‘boil water’ or ‘do not consume water’ advisories, do you work with people in these communities, or are you involved with a local water protection or justice campaign?
December 9, 2021
British Columbia has been devastated by record-setting rainfall that triggered catastrophic flooding and mudslides.There has been massive economic and social devastation to many communities, First Nations, farms and the transportation system, all of which will take months if not years to repair.
August 13, 2021
September 25, 2020
In this week’s Speech from the Throne, the federal government laid the foundations for its vision of Canada’s economic recovery. The many commitments made by the Liberal government were a rejection of austerity and called on the ultra rich to pay their fair share. PSAC members and their families will benefit from many of the promises made by the government, but they must translate into concrete action, and we have to work hard to make sure they deliver.
September 25, 2020
Since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, many nations have been meeting annually to discuss climate change, prompting the creation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat in 1994. Post-Kyoto Protocol, many signed the Paris Agreement (2015), a plan to combat climate change by committing to holding the increase in the global temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by 2100. To achieve this goal, the UN organi
September 20, 2019
People around the world will be hitting the streets September 20 and again on September 27 to draw attention to the growing climate crisis. PSAC encourages any members who are able, to show support for and join the Global Climate Strike.
April 21, 2016
This Earth Day, PSAC is calling on all governments to act on climate change.
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