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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 

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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
 

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.
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.
August 15, 2013 - 12:10pm •
PSAC has reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board for more than 10,000 members of the TC group including approximately 75 in the North. Ratification meetings will be scheduled soon. Please watch our upcoming events page for the meeting in your area.
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.

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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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Talking Union Basics – Whitehorse March 31, 2017 • Whitehorse
Convention Preocedures – Whitehorse May 27, 2017 • Whitehorse
2017 PSAC North Regional Triennial Convention June 16, 2017 • Yellowknife