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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
 

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.
February 11, 2014 - 4:39pm •
February 5, 2014 - 10:21am •
Thousands of migrant workers arrive on Canada’s shores every year in search of a better life; higher wages, a better quality of living and a safe place to raise their families. But Canada’s temporary foreign worker program has become a bog of red tape and loopholes that merely benefit employers and leave workers out to dry. 
February 4, 2014 - 1:55pm •
Former Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page insists the closure of Veterans Affairs offices and libraries are only the first steps in a sweeping campaign by the Conservatives to reduce services and balance the books by 2015. Page will be speaking in Whotehorse, YK in March and PSAC North will be there to bring you all the latest details. Read the full story in the Ottawa Citizen here. Toronto Star photo
January 30, 2014 - 9:47am •
National Post columnist Christie Blatchford can be a polarizing force at the best of times, but she raked Veterans' Affairs Minister Julian Fantino over the coals for ignoring and strong-arming veterans fighting the closure of veterans' affairs offices across the country. The veteran journalist holds back no punches as she accuses him of being a bully who will steamroll anyone who steps in his way. 
January 30, 2014 - 9:32am •
REVP North Julie Docherty took a stand to push for the government to retract its decision at a conference in November.To learn more, read here.
January 31, 2013 - 8:01am •
PSAC has worked to promote employment equity in the workplace. But what happens to employment equity during the workforce adjustment process? Here is what Treasury Board and the Public Service Commission has said and what the numbers show.
June 20, 2012 - 12:27pm •
When one is honoured, we are all honouredTomorrow is National Aboriginal Day.This day provides all of us with an opportunity to reflect on the important, unparalleled contributions the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis have made.Canadians celebrate National Aboriginal Day through a wide variety of events and gatherings across the country. It is fitting this occurs on the longest day of the year, to reflect the many generations of aboriginal peoples who still proudly stand against oppressive policies.
March 7, 2012 - 7:54am •
Collective Agreement between The Municipal Corporation of Iqaluit (The Employer) and The Public Service Alliance of Canada (The Union).  Expires December 31 2010
March 7, 2012 - 7:43am •
Collective Agreement between The Nunavut Power Corporation and Nunavut Employees Union Expires December 2004

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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

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Talking Union Basics - Iqaluit March 31, 2017 • Iqaluit
Convention Procedures Course – Rankin Inlet May 13, 2017 • Rankin Inlet
Local Officers Training - Iqaluit May 19, 2017 • Iqaluit
Convention Procedures Course – Iqaluit June 3, 2017 • Iqaluit
2017 PSAC North Regional Triennial Convention June 16, 2017 • Yellowknife