“When the school is on the reserve the child lives with its parents, who are savages; he is surrounded by savages. […] Indian children should be withdrawn as much as possible from the parental influence.” Canada’s first prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald, in 1883 This summer, Canadians across the country will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Publicly [...]
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2017 GSU Bursaries: Bonnie Robichaud, A.F. Wood, Jim Williams, PSAC Scholarships and GSU and PSAC Honours and Awards
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As you know, Bill C-27 will allow employers to retroactively convert secure defined benefit pension plans to high-risk target-benefit plans for current employees as well as retirees. Despite heavy lobbying by the labour movement, led by the Canadian Labour Congress, over the last few months, the Trudeau government continues to pursue passage of this bill. This is particularly shocking, given [...]
Sister Gisele Weigartshofer, Treasurer, laid the wreath on behalf of GSU Local 80052. NVP Lori Walton and RVP Kelly Bush Brother Francis MacArthur The National Day of Mourning, held on April 28, was established to remember those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job. It [...]
Spring is finally here! Here is our Spring PSAC-NCR Education Schedule. Please share widely through your networks. Also, please note that members can register on-line here http://psac-ncr.com/events/courses
(L-R) (G-D) Daniel Charron (70024), Michele Parent (10161), Lori Walton (NVP), Shirley Taylor (70013), Francois Zarraga (70019), Debbie Thomas (70013), Meghan Cainey (80052), Donna Lackie (GSU National President), Kelly Bush (RVP), Michel Tondreau (70019), Stephen Torng (20008), Linda Harding (20008), Shanny Doucet (60018)