See the Spring 2022 edition of CCU Connections, the news magazine of the Confederation of Canadian Unions. Please share online and on your affiliate’s Facebook and Twitter pages as well. Download Here In this edition:
Hello, my name is Kelly Johnson and I have the privilege of being your next PPWC National President starting July 1, 2022. I am humbled to have been elected in April at our National convention
Brothers and Sisters, I would like to introduce myself as the new PPWC National 2nd Vice President! I have worked at the Catalyst/Paper Excellence Crofton Mill in Power and Recovery since July 2011. I have

June 28, 2022

Happy Canada Day!

Canada Day, observed on July 1 every year, is a national holiday marking the anniversary of Confederation in 1867 when the British North American Act came into effect. It was originally known as Dominion Day
On July 1, 2022, Gary Fiege will end his term as PPWC President.  Below is his final statement written to the members and supporters of our union, which will be featured in the upcoming edition

April 29, 2022

May Day Celebration

May 1, also known as May Day and International Workers’ Day, has long been a day recognized when workers gather to remember the victories of the labour movement. Furthermore, it serves as a day to
In 1990, Parliament passed the Workers Mourning Day Act to recognize April 28th as the day to remember workers killed or injured on the job. Over 1,000 Canadians lose their lives at work every year.
Pacific BioEnergy’s Prince George pellet mill closed in March, after the mill’s sales contracts were purchased by the Drax Group. (Citizen file photo) By Arthur Williams Originally printed at the Prince George Citizen, April, 20,
Good Afternoon, As you know, on January 1, 2022 after an extensive public consultation process, B.C. became the first province in Canada to implement a minimum standard of five days of paid sick leave every
PPWC welcomes Robin Turnill, who is a Managing Consultant for People and Culture with Pivot HR Services. Robyn will be conducting our Labour School training at the 59th Biennial Convention from April 4-5, 2022 at
See Previous Conventions PPWC welcomes the following guest speakers to our April 4 – 8, 2022 Biennial Convention in Nanaimo, BC at the Bastion Hotel. The speakers will be presenting on Wednesday, April 6th and
The PPWC is taking part in Moose Hide Campaign Day. Take action and help end violence against women and children. Join the campaign online on May 12, 2022 to support reconciliation and help end violence
International Women’s Day is March 8, an opportunity to reflect on the progress made towards achieving gender equality and celebrate the acts of courage and determination by individuals who have played an extraordinary role in
We are extremely pleased to welcome Menzies Aviation (Canada) Limited’s Victoria, B.C. YYJ Westjet Ticket Agents and Grounds Agents to PPWC Local 2 by a vote of 78 percent. Join us in welcoming Menzies Aviation
From the Canadian Heritage website Historic Black Canadian Communities Since 1996, the Government of Canada’s annual Black History Month campaign encourages people of all backgrounds to learn more about Black history in Canada. This brief
Happy Family Day from all of us at the PPWC, Public and Private Workers of Canada! Family Day, in most provinces, is celebrated on the third Monday in February. This day allows British Columbians to
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