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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: 

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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.
February 11, 2014 - 4:49pm •
Here's a summary of the key points you as members should take away from the Conservative government's 2014 budget. The Conservative government has failed once again to promote a positive vision for Canada by investing in the future. Harper and Flaherty continue to promote shortsighted policies designed to foster its reelection.They are not focused on investing in Canada.Real change that improves the lives of all Canadians is being held back despite our ability to strengthen public services.
February 11, 2014 - 4:43pm •
Canadian veterans took to CTV News on Tuesday to lash out at the federal governemnt for its do-nothing budget, which did not make plans to re-open closed Veterans Affairs offices, instead making small adjustments to the amount of money the families of veterans received for their funerals, among other minor tweaks. Listen to their frustration here.

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Nunavut Contact

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

Upcoming Nunavut Events

TALKING UNION BASICS November 16, 2018 • Yellowknife
GRIEVANCE HANDLING- Yellowknife November 30, 2018 • Yellowknife
PREVENTING VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE December 7, 2018 • Yellowknife