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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
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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 23, 2018 - 11:22am •
There will be a 'Burnt By Phoenix' Day of Action on Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Whitehorse. The event will  mark the second anniversary of the failure of the Phoenix pay system and will take place at the Elijah Smith Buliding at noon.  Please see our poster for more details. 
February 13, 2018 - 4:02pm •
 (Page Under Construction) Welcome to Toronto, Canada's largeset city, capital of Ontario and traditional home of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. Below are some travelling tips and weblinks to help make your stay more enjoyable.  Toronto Pearson International Airport 
February 12, 2018 - 11:28am •
A  five-year term position of American Sign Language interpreter is set to expire in Yukon in mid-March. Please see our Feb. 2 letter in support of continuing this service for citizens. 
January 23, 2018 - 3:20pm •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada received a letter from the Government of Yukon regarding a request to conduct a review of legislation, policies and practices to ensure Yukon government meets the rules and social standards for LGBTQ non-discrimination.  Please see the attached letter for full details. 
January 16, 2018 - 4:22pm •
A new year begins and with it a new hope that the working lives of Northerners continue to improve. As I have mentioned in a previous column, PSAC North is today announcing that we are starting a new campaign to increase the legal minimum wage. In partnership with other labour organizations across the North, we are calling on all three governments to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019.
December 22, 2017 - 11:04am •
Supporting Employee Success provides a process for the employer, employee and healthcare professional to use when an employee requires accommodation.  Supporting Employee Success is a tool that provides a step-by-step process to: 
October 24, 2017 - 11:08am •
October 11, 2017 - 12:24pm •
Across the country there is an increasingly accepted view that raising the minimum wage is both socially responsible and of net benefit to the economy. Within the last year, the public discourse around this subject has shifted dramatically after progressive leadership in several provinces have either announced a $15/hr wage floor before 2020; or put plans in place to work toward that figure before 2020.
September 22, 2017 - 11:08am •
PSAC North supports partnering organizations like Yukon Women's Transition Home, which has put together a series of videos to help those involved in a crisis. The three-part video series is called "Together for Safety" and involves six Whitehorse women's groups and Whitehorse RCMP working together to provide educated assistance for victims of sexualized assault or domestic violence.

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Whitehorse Regional Office

2285 2nd Avenue, Suite 100
Whitehorse YT, Y1A 1C9

Tel: (867) 667-2331
Fax: (867) 633-5347

All collect calls are accepted.

Office hours are from 8AM - 4:00PM, Monday to Friday (closed from 12 to 1pm).

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