By Skye Ryan, CHEK News Steam rises high over Nanaimo’s skyline on Saturday, as workers at Harmac Pacific pulp mill race around the clock filling orders for medical-grade pulp, a key material for [...]
By Adam van der Zwan – CBC News Levi Sampson says while many other B.C. businesses are closing their doors, his staff at a pulp mill in Nanaimo are hard at work to meet the demands for [...]
Creating Emotional Regulation During the COVID 19 Outbreak – Practical Information for Parents/Caregivers and their Children
Emotional regulation is critical in the middle of uncertainty. Feelings such as fear, anxiety, stress, boredom are all normal responses at this time. With the COVID-19 global crisis, families [...]
With the continuing evolving state in Canada and BC, in attempting to deal with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Trustees of the PPWC – Employer Trusteed Health and Welfare Plan prepared the [...]
The Trustees of the PPWC – Employer Trusteed Health and Welfare Plan met on October 21, 2019 and would like to update you on a number of items relating to your group benefit coverage. Download [...]
Come out to the 2018 PPWC Local 8 Labour Day Picnic. There’s bouncy castle, a dunk tank, the bike raffle and face painter for the kids. There’s also lots of food, drink and fun for [...]
Come out to the PPWC Local 8 Annual Christmas Skating Party, taking place on Sunday, December 17 at Beban Park, from 1:45 pm to 3:45 pm. All Local 8 employees, their families and retirees [...]
Attention all students! It’s that time of year again! The Public and Private Workers of Canada is offering two $1,000 bursaries, including the Orville Braaten Memorial Bursary and the Angus [...]
Come out an enjoy a hamburger or hotdog at the German Hall from 11:00-2:00 on September 4, 2017. All Local 8 members, retirees and their families are invited.
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 the Local 8 Office.
Part Two of a new documentary has been produced by the Pulp, Paper and Woodworkers of Canada, which focuses its proud history and its struggle for workers’ rights, environmental sustainability [...]