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December 7, 2015 - 12:01pm •
How PSAC is working to end violence against women December 6 marks the anniversary of the Montréal Massacre, where 14 young women were killed at the École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989. On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC members across the country renew their commitment to eliminate all forms of violence against women. PSAC works for women
December 11, 2014 - 2:06pm •
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.
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. 
Devolution Northwest Territories
February 3, 2014 - 2:01pm •
A heated meeting to debate the merits of devolution in the northwest Territories brought in a full crowd at the Explorer Hotel.  Those in favour of handing over control of Crown land and resources over to the territory were happy to see the government move in this promising new direction, but were against the idea of having one super board control the assets, arguing it won't benefit the region.  Here's a summary of the hearing, along with a poignant article in the Yellowknifer concerning the hearing.

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