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Womens Committees

Welcome to the union!

Our Regional Women’s Committees are made up of women from many different components. We have a very open door and welcome anyone wanting to join us.

Get involved today! Contact the PSAC BC Women’s Coordinator VaillaV [at] psac [dot] com (Virginia Vaillancourt) or PSAC Women’s Rep hoshiJ [at] psac-afpc [dot] com (Janelle Ho-Shing)

There are Regional Women’s Committees currently in the Okanagan, Vancouver, Prince George, and Victoria.

For meeting dates and times, contact your local Women’s Committee, or check the upcoming events page.

 

BC Regional Women’s Committee Contact Info

Okanagan RWC Chairperson: msibson [at] shaw [dot] ca (Michele Sibson)

Prince George RWC Chairperson: gene54stewart [at] gmail [dot] com (Val Stewart)

Vancouver RWC Chairperson: Emma Fleetham - email the vancouverrwc [at] psacbc [dot] com (Vancouver RWC here).

Victoria RWC Chairperson: VaillaV [at] psac-afpc [dot] com (Virginia Vaillancourt)

 

Scroll down for the latest news and information of interest to PSAC BC women, click on the headline for the full post ...

 

Victoria memorial pays tribute to victims of 1989 Montreal Massacre

Dec 8, 2014 • A permanent reminder of the tragic events of Dec. 6, 1989, was unveiled Saturday at Holland Point Park, and the brother of one of the victims was there to see it, thanks to the efforts of PSAC's Victoria Regional Women's Committee.

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.

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

Dec 5, 2014 •

Victoria - The Public Service Alliance of Canada Victoria Regional Women’s Committee is sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Park in Victoria 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.  The Public Service Alliance of Canada Victoria Regional Women’s Committee and the City of Victoria will unveil a permanent memorial to their memory.

Vancouver Regional Womens Committee minutes

Dec 5, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the Vancouver Regional Womens Committee meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

Prince George Regional Womens Committee minutes

Dec 3, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the Prince George Regional Womens Committee meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

Labour Survey Reveals Domestic Violence is Widespread and Following People to Work

Nov 28, 2014 •

(Ottawa) Domestic violence is following people to work, has a significant impact on performance, and is in some cases resulting in job loss, according to survey results released by the labour movement and Western University today.

What would childcare look like if the government really cared?

Nov 14, 2014 •

What could childcare look like in 2020, if our federal and provincial governments actually invested in a universal and affordable system?

Government’s new tax measures are unfair and won’t help families with child care needs

Nov 3, 2014 •

The Conservative government’s income splitting and other tax proposals would do nothing to help the vast majority of Canadian families and would remove more than $4.6 billion a year from government revenue that could be used to fund a universal child care system.

The government announced today that it would allow the higher-earning parent of children up to 18 years of age to transfer as much as $50,000 of income to the lower-earning spouse for tax purposes.

Victoria Regional Womens Committee minutes

Sep 19, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the Victoria Regional Womens Committee meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

Okanagan Regional Womens Commmittee Minutes

Sep 13, 2014 •

Here is an archive of the Okanagan Regional Womens Committee meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.

Survey on workplace effects of domestic violence: can work be safe when home isn’t?

May 26, 2014 •

Less than two weeks remain to complete the first national survey assessing the impact of domestic violence in the workplace.

The CLC-supported survey takes 10-30 minutes to complete and is anonymous. You may enter your name to win a tablet.

The survey closes June 6, 2014.

This Mother's Day, join the campaign to rethink child care

May 8, 2014 •

For many families, child care is the second highest expense after housing. The average cost per child is $30 to $80 a day, or over $1,000 a month.

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Upcoming Regional Womens Committees Events

Vancouver Regional Women's Committee AGM

January 7, 2015 • Vancouver, Metro

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