Dear Sisters, Brothers and Friends, Local 2 of the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC) represents more than 400 workers in Crofton, British Columbia. A democratic, Canadian union, Local 2 is organized from the
Go to Fundraising Page and Give Today Some of you may already know but Krista and Wes have received news that Wes has a tumour in his brain and will be undergoing surgery to have
The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a statutory holiday for employees in the federal government and federally regulated workplaces in Canada on September 30. The day is intended to educate and remind Canadians
World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day observed on 10 September every year, in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities around the world since 2003. The
The CCU/CSC will provide annual bursaries of $1,000 for dependent children of members of unions belonging to the CCU/CSC for the purpose of furthering their post-secondary education. For Information: The draw to select the winners
Attention PPWC members: it’s that time of year where we’d like to help with the cost of continuing education.  Apply now for the Orville Braaten and Angus Macphee Memorial Bursaries. Don’t delay. The Public and
The following message is playing on CISL 650 AM from August 29 to September 4. Created by the PPWC, it demonstrates that labour produces all wealth, and our rights as workers should be protected and
To Kelly Johnson, PPWC National President Good afternoon: The Ministry of Labour is inviting you to participate in a survey on how workplaces and businesses can commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (September

July 18, 2022

Spring 2022

Download Here Welcome Letters from New President and Second Vice-President A Big Goodbye (and thank you) from Gary Fiege Monika Patel – Mass Timber as a Great Option for Construction Todd Smith – As Clear
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.
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