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Area Councils

PSAC Area Councils are made up of members from different locals and componets, grouped within regional areas. Area Councils are the political arm of our Union - they engage with and mobilize around various PSAC campaigns. Members also come together to lobby their political representatives, raise awareness of issues affecting our members, workers and the Canadian public. Area Councils also allow for discussion, collaboration and activism across Component lines.Area Council members also work with community partners, build links with other Labour groups and send members and resolutions to PSAC Regional and National Conventions.

There are currently 8 Area Councils in BC. They are located in Vancouver, Surrey/Delta/Langley (West Fraser Valley AC), the Fraser Valley, the Okanagan, North Vancouver Island, Victoria, Northwest BC (Prince Rupert / Terrace), and Northeast BC (Prince George and area). To get involved with an Area Council, check the calendar on the main page for upcoming meetings, contact the Chairpersons/Presidents at the link below, or call your Regional Office.

PSAC BC Area Council contact information, bylaws, and minutes.

Media Advisory - End Violence Against Women Candlelight Vigil, December 6th, Holland Park, Surrey

Dec 5, 2014 •

Vancouver - The British Columbia Federation of Labour and the Public Service Alliance of Canada are sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Park in Surrey on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada.
This year, December 6th marks the 25th anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal.

NorthEast Area Council Minutes

Oct 23, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the North East Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

West Fraser Valley Area Council minutes

Oct 15, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the West Fraser Valley Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

Okanagan Area Council Minutes

Oct 2, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the Okanagan Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

BC Regional Council meeting minutes and Coordinators reports - September 2014

Sep 24, 2014 •

Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the September 2013 Regional Council meeting.

East Fraser Valley Area Council Minutes

Sep 10, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the East Fraser Valley Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

Vancouver Area Council Minutes and Bylaws

Jul 11, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the Vancouver Area Council meeting minutes and bylaws. Visit our old website for older items.

Boycott public service week: Don't celebrate service cuts and attacks on our rights

May 20, 2014 •

National Public Service Week will be held from June 15 to 21, 2014. This event marks the importance of federal public service employees and recognizes their service to Canadian society.

Victoria Area Council Minutes

May 15, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the Victoria Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

Standing Together for Public Services and Fairness - a message from the REVP

May 2, 2014 •

I would like to thank all and congratulate all the PSAC members who participated in our provincial Day of Action. And, of course, all the members who worked hard to help organize the event by plant gating, desk dropping, and coordinating the delivery of signs. Please pass this message on!

We showed our employers – and our fellow members – yesterday that we are united, ready, and committed to defending public services, our collective agreements, and our working conditions. When we all work together, we are indeed a force to be reckoned with.

May 1: Standing Together For Public Services, Standing Together For Fairness

Apr 9, 2014 •

On May 1st PSAC members across BC will congregate outside of their worksites and hold signs that say "Standing Together for Public Services, Standing Together for Fairness”.

It’s time to send a message to the government: We are united, ready and committed to defending our collective agreements, public services, and our working conditions.

Why? Because we know this government is determined to try to take away as many of our negotiated benefits as possible.  That’s the example they’re setting. 

Area Council Contact Information Bylaws and Minutes

Mar 10, 2014 •

Get involved in the Area Council in your part of the province! This page has contact information, links to meeting minutes and bylaws for our 8 Area Councils.

Vancouver Area Council - bylaws - minutes

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Upcoming Area Councils Events

Standing Together in Esquimalt

December 19, 2014 • Esquimalt, Southern Interior

Standing Together in Nanaimo

December 19, 2014 • Nanaimo,

The Activist School

January 30, 2015 - February 1, 2015 • Richmond, Metro

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