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May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Created in 2004, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia aims at raising awareness of LGBTQ+ rights violations and stimulate interest in LGBTQ+ rights worldwide. May 17 was specifically chosen to commemorate the World Health Organization’s decision in 1990 to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder. Today, more than 130 countries – some of which same-sex acts are still illegal- are [...]

May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia2019-05-21T11:58:14+00:00

Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada, a time to reflect on and celebrate the contributions that Canadians of Asian origin continue to make, to the growth and prosperity of Canada. Canadians are invited to take part in the events that honour the legacy of Canadians of Asian origin who, throughout Canadian history, have done so much to make Canada [...]

Asian Heritage Month2019-05-14T10:22:53+00:00

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed around the world each year on December 3rd.  The theme for this year is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. It is necessary to recognize and to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to raise awareness to the real challenges faced by people with disabilities. People with [...]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities2018-11-30T08:14:23+00:00

SSC New Employee Orientation

  On September 12th, 2018 Shared Services Canada held their first New Employee Orientation.  Left – Right Mihaela Marin Lazarescu, GSU Local 70017 President; Jim McQuaid, Regional Vice President NCR; Lori Walton, National Vice President. Did you know?  The PA, SV and TC Group Collective Agreements all have an article in them that gives the right for Bargaining Agent Representatives [...]

SSC New Employee Orientation2018-09-17T07:55:07+00:00
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