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Human Rights Committees

PSAC BC has three constitutionally-recognized Human Rights Committees. They meet regularly in person and via conference call to discuss issues and plan events relating to PSAC's Aboriginal, PWD, GLBT, and Racially Visible caucus members. For more information ...

Scroll down for news, information, and meeting minutes related to our BC Human Rights Committees and our human rights program.

November 19, 2018 - 1:32pm •
On November 20th, Trans Day of Remembrance, PSAC mourns and commemorates the trans, two-spirit and non-binary people who have lost their lives to transphobia. We honour the work that is being done in communities across the world to combat transphobic violence.
July 9, 2018 - 1:16pm •
On July 8th, an enthusiastic and colourful group of PSAC members in Victoria celebrated Pride and raised awareness about the discriminatory one year ban on blood donation by gay and trans people. Please take a moment to sign the petition calling on the government of Canada to repeal the ban. Here are some photos ...
June 11, 2018 - 4:56pm •
Members of the Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee, the North Vancouver Island Area Council, REVP Jamey Mills, and Alternate REVP Todd Smith?gathered in Nanaimo on June 10 to walk in the Nanaimo Pride Parade.?Participants came together to celebrate Pride, Diversity and Inclusion, and?handed out postcards to?bring awareness to the?Gay and Trans blood ban in Canada.?
April 10, 2018 - 9:28am •
Please join PSAC’s Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee in celebrating Pride 2018 in Nanaimo and Victoria! Sun. June 9 – Pride Parade, Nanaimo Sun. July?8 – Pride Parade and Festival, Victoria
February 21, 2018 - 2:12pm •
Updated February 22 to add a letter we recieved from The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.
February 20, 2018 - 12:00am •
PSAC joins all those celebrating Black History Month by acknowledging the contributions of Black Canadians across the country and throughout our history.?In December 1995, the federal Parliament officially recognized February as Black History Month in Canada, following a motion introduced by Jean Augustine, the first Black woman elected to the House of Commons. The motion was carried unanimously.
December 15, 2017 - 9:31am •
This is a call out to PSAC equity activists (Aboriginal Peoples, Racialized Workers, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trans Members, and Members with Disabilities), Regional Women's Committee members, and Young worker activists (35?or younger) to participate in the upcoming Treasury Board Units Bargaining Conferences.
December 8, 2017 - 10:50am •
Victoria - Members of local First Nations, the Public Service Alliance of Canada, and BCGEU are pleased to be holding a Sacred Water Ceremony on the territory known as Lekwungen of Songhees & Esquimalt First Nations on December 10th, International Human Rights Day.
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Upcoming Human Rights Committees Events

Mainland Human Rights Committee meeting December 10, 2018 • Vancouver
Festive Meet & Greet - Victoria Regional Office December 13, 2018 • Victoria
(Post) Holiday Meet & Greet - Vancouver January 10, 2019 • Vancouver