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October 16, 2016 - 9:13pm •
Want some food for thought? Alternatives North, Public Service Alliance of Canada and Northern Territories Federation of Labour will give out food for thought Monday, October 17 at the Yellowknife Post office. Snacks will be provided to the public along with a postcard people can mail to federal Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, calling for meaningful consultation in the development of a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy.
October 11, 2016 - 11:24am •
By Jack Bourassa, Regional Executive Vice President for the North (abbreviated version published in the Yellowknifer, October 12 2016)  Here’s a $150 million-dollar question: if you knew your single-mom neighbour lives with her children in unsuitable housing, surviving off food banks, would you help out? Or would you give a hand to a businessperson with a vague intention to set up shop down the street, by helping them pave the road instead?
October 6, 2016 - 1:48pm •
Want to learn about issues that impact you and your community, and what you could do to address them?   Check out Alternatives North's open house event in Yellowknife, Oct. 12, 5-6:30 Sometimes referred to as the “unofficial opposition”, Alternatives North is a NWT-based social and environmental justice group that takes the grassroots approach to democratic change.     
August 30, 2016 - 11:46am •
This Labour Day, we celebrate the power of our solidarity. PSAC has achieved some important wins this past year, which were the result of sustained member activism. Last October, the decade of Harper Conservative rule came to an end. Our members came together and mobilized against the Conservatives’ irresponsible cuts to Canada’s public services. We have been promised respect from the new Prime Minister, and we intend to hold him to his promise.
July 8, 2016 - 3:24pm •
Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: Re: Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers I write today on behalf of the Public Service Alliance of Canada North Region and our 13,000 members in Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Despite the fact that the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) had stated that they were to continue negotiations and would like to reach a fair negotiated agreement, Canada Post management threatens to lock union members out as early as Monday July 11th and refuses to bargain in a meaningful way.
June 17, 2016 - 5:03pm •
Check out the latest bargaining updates for Local 3050: - June 15, 2016 Bargaining Communique - May 11, 2016 Ratification Package.
May 25, 2016 - 4:42pm •
We are pleased to announce the 2016 PSAC North Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members, which will be held October 15th and 16th, 2016 under the theme “Race Forward: Our Union, Our Community, Our Future!”.  This conference is a historical first for the PSAC North. Racially Visible members will have a chance to network, to learn, and to exchange information across the North.  It is an important opportunity to become a part of racially visible community of PSAC North.    
April 8, 2016 - 2:04pm •
PSAC is a proud sponsor of the Stuck in a Snowbank Theater Production - "The Mechanics Helper", which tells the story of the last man convicted for being gay in Canada.  Formal reading takes place April 15-16. Read more here.
March 7, 2016 - 9:24am •
On International Women’s Day 2018, the PSAC invites its members to celebrate our many victories and efforts in fighting for equality for all women.
February 16, 2016 - 10:47am •
Submitted by the NTFL For three years Local 32 has joined the Coldestnightoftheyear.org in helping to spread awareness about homelessness and raise money for a local charity. This year 11 groups in Yellowknife have pledged to raise $25,000 for The Yellowknife Salvation Army to renovate their Emergency Men’s Shelter Kitchen where they serve lunch and supper to those in need in Yellowknife.

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