Stop the closure of the Vegreville Case Processing Centre

Media

News Releases

Province and Portage College pledge support to Vegreville CPC Campaign
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Government of Alberta offers recruitment support for CPC staff
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Portage College offers post-secondary programming to Vegreville
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Town of Vegreville secures additional rental accommodation for residents
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Vegreville fallout: Canadian municipalities seek transparency in federal office closures
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Liberal Government’s Representative in the Senate agrees to ask government to revisit decision to close Vegreville Case Processing Centre
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Alberta Chamber of Commerce approves resolution in support of #ruralcanadamatters
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Alberta Chambers of Commerce to vote on resolution that #ruralcanadamatters
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Report shows Vegreville will suffer long term impacts due to CPC closure
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Full report can be found here

Vegreville Town Hall Meeting – February 14, 2017
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Vegreville invites Prime Minister to the community as part of cross-country tour
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Videos

Prime Minister in Saskatoon answering a question about the CPC Closure
Mayor Hayduk’s Town Hall Speech

Interviews

Mayor Hayduk
MP Shannon Stubbs
MLA Jessica Littlewood
PSAC National Vice President Chris Aylward
4th Generation Rural Albertan Mark Gielbelhaus
County of Minburn Reeve Roger Konieczny

News

MLA Jessica Littlewood’s Statement in the Alberta Legislature
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Global
http://globalnews.ca/news/3480123/protesters-rally-in-downtown-edmonton-over-plan-to-move-federal-office-out-of-vegreville/

Edmonton Journal
http://edmontonjournal.com/storyline/rally-in-edmonton-shows-support-for-vegreville-jobs

Global
http://globalnews.ca/news/3467160/our-families-matter-vegreville-residents-demand-trudeau-halt-immigration-processing-centre-move/

Edmonton Journal
http://edmontonjournal.com/storyline/prime-minister-justin-trudeau-visits-edmonton-to-promote-canada-child-benefit

Global
http://globalnews.ca/news/3463460/alberta-mp-slams-trudeau-government-for-motive-behind-plan-to-move-vegreville-immigration-centre/

CFCW
http://www.cfcw.com/news.asp?mn=0&id=3960&cc=36&pg=1

Global
http://globalnews.ca/video/3459985/immigration-centre-in-vegreville-ab-to-move-costing-jobs-millions-of-dollars

630 CHED
http://www.630ched.com/2017/05/17/moving-federal-immigration-processing-centre-in-central-alberta-will-cost-millions-extra/

Global
http://globalnews.ca/news/3458943/moving-federal-immigration-processing-centre-in-central-alberta-will-cost-millions-extra/

CFCW
http://www.cfcw.com/news.asp?mn=0&id=3456&cc=29&pg=1

CBC
http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/edmonton/vegreville-psac-union-immigration-edmonton-centre-hussen-closure-jobs-1.3982126

Global
http://globalnews.ca/news/3249078/vegreville-will-be-older-smaller-and-poorer-after-closure-of-cpc-office-mayor/

Edmonton Journal
http://edmontonjournal.com/storyline/study-shows-closing-vegreville-immigration-office-will-cut-population-house-prices

Country 106
http://www.country106.ca/news/local-news/union-representing-vegreville-c-p-c-employees-meets-with-immigration-minister/

Vancouver Sun
http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/surrey-tax-agency-workers-given-relocation-notices

iPolitics
http://ipolitics.ca/2017/01/23/alberta-town-hires-lobbyist-over-immigration-centre-closure/

Edmonton Journal
http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/vegreville-mayor-pleading-for-meeting-with-justin-trudeau-in-effort-to-keep-immigration-office

630 CHED
http://www.630ched.com/syn/98/175539/trudeau-invited-to-alberta-town-facing-devastating-processing-centre-closure

630 CHED
http://www.630ched.com/2017/01/13/vegreville-mayor-extends-invitation-to-trudeau/

Global News
http://globalnews.ca/news/3179285/trudeau-invited-to-alberta-town-facing-devastating-processing-centre-closure/?sf50773824=1

CBC News – Power & Politics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFMboIQG1sE

CBC
https://twitter.com/adriennepancbc/status/819708146318880768

Global News
https://www.facebook.com/GlobalEdmonton/videos/10153925786655927/

Vegreville News Advertiser
https://issuu.com/thenewsadvertiser/docs/vna_december_14__2016_-_combined_-_

Blogger J Dumont
Stand up for Vegreville Stand up for Rural Canada

CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-immigration-levels-2017-1.3883758

CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/ambrose-says-liberal-decision-to-move-immigration-office-hurts-rural-alberta-1.3846940

630 CHED
http://www.630ched.com/2016/11/10/ambrose-on-harrassment-and-vegreville-job-loss/

Edmonton Journal
http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/town-of-vegreville-continues-fight-against-closure-of-claims-processing-centre

Global News
http://globalnews.ca/news/3059505/pc-opposition-leader-rona-ambrose-in-alberta-talking-jobs/

Lloydminster Meridian Booster
http://www.meridianbooster.com/2016/10/30/town-of-vegreville-in-shock-over-losing-immigration-office

Global News
http://globalnews.ca/news/3034719/alberta-town-of-vegreville-searching-for-answers-after-news-of-processing-centre-closure/

CBC News
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/vegreville-immigration-federal-government-edmonton-jobs-1.3826058

Global News
http://globalnews.ca/news/3030312/vegreville-case-processing-centre-relocated-280-jobs-impacted-town/

Country 106.5 FM
http://www.country106.ca/news/local-news/m-p-and-union-speak-out-against-case-processing-centre-closure/

Edmonton Journal
http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/vegreville-mayor-outraged-at-prospect-of-losing-immigration-office

630 CHED
http://www.630ched.com/syn/98/154760/immmigration-centre-move-would-devastate-vegreville-mayor

Kelowna Daily Courier
http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/news/national_news/article_405817e1-aade-5d3e-b556-a8d9a68d679c.html

Truro Daily News
http://www.trurodaily.com/news/2016/10/28/six-stories-in-the-news-today-friday-o-4673779.html

Victoria Times Colonist
http://www.timescolonist.com/alberta-mayor-mp-say-they-will-fight-move-of-immigration-processing-centre-1.2379835

Toronto Star
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2016/10/28/mayor-of-alberta-town-fights-appalling-relocation-of-immigration-processing-centre.html

  1. Call
    Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen @ 613.954.1064

  1. Write a letter
    or send an e-mail to Minister Hussen Ahmed.Hussen@parl.gc.ca

#RESPECTVEGREVILLE

#RURALCANADAMATTERS