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Nunavut

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: 

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October 14, 2020 - 1:47pm •
By Jack Bourassa  Imagine being told you’re not a person. Imagine being stripped of your rights. Imagine being banned from participating in public and political life.  Less than a century ago, women were not recognized as “persons” in Canada. On October 18, we’ll mark Person’s Day in Canada. It’s the day in 1929 when the highest court of appeal included women in the legal definition of “persons.” Let’s learn from our history while honouring those who strived to pave the way for women’s participation in public and political life.  
October 7, 2020 - 2:42pm •
All union members in Nunavut are invited and encouraged to attend PSAC Nunavut Regional Council/Committees AGMs. Meetings will be held via teleconference and are in Eastern Time. During these AGMs, participating members will vote for Chair, Secretary and Treasurer positions. Please dial 1.867.877.5217 or toll free 1.844.259.7596 and when prompted please enter the conference ID for the committee meeting you are trying to join followed by the number sign (#).   Monday November 2nd • Pride Committee @ 6:00 pm (conference ID: 199110472#)
October 1, 2020 - 12:38pm •
Register to cast your ballot in Parks Canada ratification votes  PSAC has now reached tentative agreement with Parks Canada, and PSAC members will have the opportunity to vote on their new collective agreement.  PSAC has organized ratification votes between October 5 to November 4 to allow members working at Parks Canada to cast your ballot.  See below to sign up for the ratification vote information session that is most convenient for you. 
September 25, 2020 - 1:44pm •
Orange Shirt Day (September 30) is dedicated to commemorating the residential school experience, to witness and honour the healing journey of the survivors and their families, and to commit to the ongoing process of reconciliation.    On this day, and every day, PSAC North continues to be committed to work for true reconciliation with Indigenous communities.     Together, let’s come in the spirit of reconciliation, hope and care for one another.    Take Action! 
September 3, 2020 - 5:37pm •
By Jack Bourassa    Labour day tradition involves flipping burgers while being surrounded by friends, co-workers, union members and supporters. The energy of the cheerful crowd fills the park and union activists chat with the public and hand out leaflets. Signing petitions and taking action on issues that matter to our communities — that’s what we often do on this special day. Kids have their special treats too: face painting, colouring pages, play-dough and lots of laughter. I’ve always looked forward to Labour Day.
July 24, 2020 - 12:58pm •
By Jack Bourassa    After weeks, months and years of continuous job searching they still can’t find a job that helps them pay their bills. They can’t pay rent and might soon face eviction and are at risk of becoming homeless. Single parents have to choose between, putting food on the table or paying for their rent. Their kids haven’t had nutritious food in months. They’re lucky if the school runs a lunch program.
June 23, 2020 - 12:01pm •
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada North participated in a number of events throughout the North marking the fourth anniversary of the failed Phoenix pay system on February 27.  As work to stabilize Phoenix continues, PSAC members are still suffering its fallout. Endless payroll problems place a heavy burden on families.  
June 11, 2020 - 10:09am •
By Jack Bourassa    I’d first like to express my support to those peacefully and globally protesting the death of George Floyd. Your courage is both humbling and inspiring! The recent outcry for change heard around the world is the result of yet another unnecessary black life lost. George Floyd was just the most recent victim, in a long list of victims who’ve lost their lives to prejudice, racism and systemic injustice. This very long list of victims is a result of a human condition worse than any virus… greed and indifference!
June 1, 2020 - 1:40pm •
I’d like to take this time to express my support to all those peacefully protesting the death of George Floyd. Like most, I found the images that have been circulating horrifying. I sat in disbelief as this despicable and heinous crime was committed with such callousness. Violence and racism everywhere needs to stop. As an organization, the PSAC North has always been committed to a shared vision of inclusiveness and respect. We will continue to press the fight and shine the light on violence and racism.

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Nunavut Contact

Iqaluit Regional Office

8 Storey Building 505-B Astro Hill Centre, Office Suite # 120 - Boardroom Suite # 118, PO Box 4014, Iqaluit NU, X0A 0H0
Tel (867) 979-7430
Toll-free at 1-866-268-7097
Fax:(867) 979-5517


Office Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday

Brenda Shaimaiyuk, Administrative Assistant, shaimab@psac.com