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Northwest Territories

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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February 19, 2020 - 1:34pm •
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February 14, 2020 - 1:19pm •
  By Jack Bourassa   Red roses, thoughtful presents and beautiful words— that’s Valentine’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate love. On this Valentine’s Day, let’s be grateful and celebrate the women in our lives and beyond. Let’s raise awareness and take action to stop gender inequality that affects women nationally and around the world.
February 10, 2020 - 5:09pm •
  Do you have a purse, in good condition, that you no longer use? PSAC North NWT Women’s Committee is collecting purses that will be filled with toiletries and donated to all women’s shelters in the NWT on March 8 for International Women’s Day.   You can drop purses off at the PSAC North office (4910-53rd Street - Suite # 201), Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  
February 7, 2020 - 10:11am •
Our democracy deserves a fair voting system. Every vote must count. The current “winner-take-all” voting system contradicts the fundamental democratic rights of being fairly represented in federal and provincial/territorial legislatures.
January 21, 2020 - 4:38pm •
By Dawn Skinner, PSAC North NWT Regional Women’s Committee   Period poverty is a pervasive issue in Canada and yet many of us may ask what period poverty is. In a nutshell, 'period poverty' refers to having a lack of access to sanitary products due to financial constraints. It has been called a great barrier to equality and low income, homeless and marginalized women bear the brunt of it.
January 13, 2020 - 11:34am •
Conciliation Meetings Scheduled The UNW/PSAC bargaining team is eager to get back to the table to reach a fair agreement with the City of Yellowknife. Since the City presented a final offer before negotiations were scheduled to end, the only way to return to the table is through Conciliation.
January 13, 2020 - 11:28am •
A delegation of 50 members from across the North region (Yukon, NWT and Nunavut) attended the National and Regional Health and Safety Conferences in Montreal.
December 18, 2019 - 3:19pm •
By Jack Bourassa    The secret to enjoying happy holidays this season is to live in the moment. It’s a simple concept: don’t get caught up thinking about the past or worrying about the future. Let’s get ready for the holidays with this mindset. I also want to suggest some actions that will consciously contribute to making our holidays happier.  
December 17, 2019 - 4:58pm •
On December 6, communities across Canada held vigils and events. It has been 30 years since the tragic mass shooting at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal (December 6, 1989) that saw the promising lives of 14 young women cut violently short. December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
November 29, 2019 - 11:05am •
Bargaining Update City Refuses to Address Members’ Concerns   The UNW/PSAC bargaining team is ready to go back to the table any time the City of Yellowknife is willing to negotiate seriously. By presenting a final offer before negotiations were scheduled to end, the Employer ignored many issues. WORK-LIFE BALANCE There are more than 10 demands related to work-life balance that the City of Yellowknife has ignored in their final offer. Some of them are: - Better vacation accrual

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Yellowknife Regional Office

4910-53rd Street, Suite 201
Yellowknife, NT X1A 1V2

Tel: (867) 873-5670
Fax: (867) 873-4295
Toll Free: 1-800-661-0870

Office Hours are 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

PSAC North REVP Office

PSAC North REVP Office

4910-53rd Street, Suite 201 A
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 1V2
Tel: (867) 873-5670

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