The 55th PPWC Convention will be held in Mackenzie, BC, April 5-7, 2017.
The Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC) is hosting the annual Environmental and Forestry Seminar in Vancouver from February 7 to 10, 2017. To attend, contact your Local.
On July 22, 2016, a march and rally organized by the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC) and the Ancient Forest Alliance is taking place at 11 am at Johnston Road and Gertrude Street in Port Alberni, British Columbia. All who are concerned about the environment and job losses from the export of logs […]
By Second Vice President-Elect Todd Smith (Local 5) Now that I have achieved something I could never have seen coming, or would have thought I’d ever do, it feels somewhat surreal to me. A few years ago, after being with a so-called “big union” which I hated every minute of, I found the PPWC. I […]
In the recent issue of Media Planet Magazine, the PPWC featured an advertisement that highlights our membership from throughout British Columbia. The issue, named “Organized Labour,” also includes articles about the forestry industry, infrastructure investment in BC, messages from NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and Prime Minister-in-waiting Justin Trudeau, and a special message from CCU President […]
After a proud history spanning over 50 years, the Public and Private Workers of Canada on September 15, 2015, voted at a special convention to change their name to Public and Private Workers of Canada. “We have changed the name to more accurately reflect who we are, what we have become, and where we are […]
A new documentary has been produced by the Public and Private Workers of Canada, which focuses its proud history and its struggle for workers’ rights, environmental sustainability and social justice. Be sure to watch it in HD by clicking on the tiny circle in the bottom right corner when the video starts and then switch […]
There is an election for the Forest Resource Officer. Candidates for the position are Reg Haggard, Cam Shiell and Larry Walker. Voting will take place from June 9-22, 2015 (Locals to have polls open up to 10 days within these two weeks). Final tabulation is on July 3, 2015. Download more information below:
John Hanrahan is president of the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU), the largest association of independent unions in the country, of which the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC) is a member. Hanrahan spoke at the PPWC Annual Convention in March 2015 in Prince George, British Columbia. Hanrahan spoke about how the CCU and […]