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Nunavut

PSAC North is proud to offer members a union education program that ranks among the best and most comprehensive in Canada.

We provide members with learning opportunities to develop knowledge, skills, and personal confidence. Union education encourages participation and promotes mutual respect and understanding between members and the union leadership. A trained membership is an active membership and active members build a strong union.

For a complete listing of all courses being offered throughout the North, please visit the Course Listings Page.

Please select your region below to download a course registration form: 

Northwest Territories 

Nunavut  -  English
                   Inuktitut

Yukon Territory

 
June 6, 2014 - June 8, 2014
(All day)
Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon (Map)

The PSAC North 6th Triennial Convention will be held June 6, 7, 8, 2014 at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre in Whitehorse under the theme Our Strength: Mobilizing and Fighting Back.

Watch this space for the Convention agenda, rules of order, PSAC North by-laws, proposed resolutions, and other important documents. We will post them here as soon as they become available.

*Please note that the PSAC North Regional Health and Safety Conference will be held on the first day of the PSAC North Convention on June 6, 2014.

Reminder: We are conducting a survey to find out our delegates' basic knowledge of Health and Safety issues in their workplace leading up to the Regional Health and Safety Conference in Whitehorse, YK June 6.

Your response would be greatly appreciated and will help PSAC North tailor our course to the needs of our membership.

Here is a link to the survey: Health and Safety Survey

Your answers will remain anonymous and we will not be collecting any personal information through this survey.

Thanks for your participation!

Important information for delegates

Registration information

Registration will take place in the hotel lobby at the Ramada Inn and Gold Rush Inn:

Thursday, June 5, 2014

5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

Friday, June 6, 2014

7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

If you have any other questions about your accommodations, contact Michael Aubry, Political communications Officer, at 1-867-688-0772.

Election for Regional Executive Vice President and Alternate

This is the official call for nominations for the position of Regional Executive Vice-President and Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President for the PSAC North region. Elections for these positions will be held at the PSAC North 6th Triennial Convention on Sunday June 8, 2014.

PSAC North REVP/Alternate Nomination Forms

Important Convention documents:

Convention Agenda
Finance Committee Report
Finance Committee Resolutions
Finance Committee Resolutions Report
ByLaw Committee Report
ByLaw Committee Resolutions
2011 5th Regional Triennial Convention Minutes
 

November 25, 2015 - 4:14pm •
 
November 19, 2015 - 11:53am •
Food banks across the North are facing dire food shortages, unable to keep up with the demand for families in need. More and more Northerners are turning to food banks to sustain themselves every week.
September 15, 2015 - 2:06pm •
Bargaining, political action and mobilization - it's been busy! Read more in my REVP report.
June 25, 2015 - 9:35am •
By Jack Bourassa, REVP North As published in the Yellowknifer, June 24 Canadians from every walk of life came together to commemorate National Aboriginal Day this week, an important celebration that embraces the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples across the country.
May 15, 2015 - 1:59pm •
PSAC North members have been encountering tough labour practices by communities across the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, leading to strikes in fort Smith, Hay River and potential job action at Nunavut’s Qulliq Power Corporation. Zero per cent wage offers have been the norm, with considerable efforts being invested to educate the public about the danger of such poor treatment of Northern workers. Read more in my REVP report. 
February 15, 2015 - 1:25pm •
With the next federal election quickly looming, our efforts are shifting to campaigns that will ensure we oust Stephen Harper’s Conservatives come Election Day. Read about our efforts in detail in my REVP Report.
December 11, 2014 - 2:06pm •
December 11, 2014 - 1:59pm •
Join us for the PSAC Nunavut Regional Occupational Health and Safetry Committee Annual General Meeting!January 14th, PSAC BoardroomBuilding #1412, Iqaluit NU7:30 p.m. ESTTHERE WILL BE FOOD FOR ALL AND DOOR PRIZES TO BE WON!COME SUPPORT YOUR PSAC REGIONAL OH&S COMMITTEE!YOU ARE WELCOME TO ASK QUESTIONS, SHARE INFORMATION AND TO FIND
October 20, 2014 - 10:04am •
Bill Fennell, longtime union member and activist, was elected president of the Nunavut Employees Union at their triennial convention Thursday, Oct. 9. Fennell, a former social worker, said his priorities are to combat pension reform under Bill 1, the Northern Employee Benefits Services Pension Plan Act, and to increase the union's public presence. "We've heard in this convention loud and clear that the members want us out in the communities," Fenell told CBC. Tracy Oram, president of NEU's Local 6 in Iqaluit, was elected first vice-president.
March 24, 2014 - 10:00am •
MPs To Rewrite Union Code Labour leaders are bracing for final Commons debate on a Canada Labour Code bill that would see unions decertified on the votes of 40 percent of members. MPs are expected to give Third Reading to the private Conservative bill endorsed by the labour department.

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Iqaluit Regional Office

  • Building #1412, Sikituuq Court, PO Box 220, Iqaluit NU, X0A 0H0
    Tel (867) 979-7430
    Toll-free at 1-866-268-7097
    Fax:(867) 979-5517

    Office Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday
  • Brenda Shaimaiyuk, Administrative Assistant, shaimab@psac.com

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