March 8: International Women’s Day, #IWD2022

We invite you to recognize, honour and celebrate International Women’s Day— and take an action of your choice. Northern women are organizing and taking part in various events on March 8 and leading to International Women Day. Share photos, tag our Facebook page or send reports and/or pictures to be featured on PSAC North social media and/or website. There are events taking place across the North, the country, and the world. Some are in-person, and many are virtual.

UN’s IWD Observance  

This year’s UN Women’s International Women Day observance is in recognition and celebration of the women and girls who are leading the charge on climate change adaptation and response, and to honour their leadership and contribution towards a sustainable future.

March 8

10:00 a.m. EST

To register and for more information, click here:

PSAC North Regional Women’s Committee have suggestions. NWT Women’s Committee is launching a competition to honour and celebrate women. Nunavut Women’s Committee co-hosting special beading and sewing workshops, and in the Yukon, Women’s Committee invites everyone to take part in Dawson’s Women’s Shelter social media campaign.


Yukon Regional Women’s Committee invites you to Dawson Women’s Shelter in taking action. Who inspires you?

All this week share your inspiring women on social media, in conversations, and in reflections.

If you’re posting your inspiring women, share with the hashtag #IWD2022.

Want to have your sign or pic shared with DWS’ IWD post? Email before Monday, March 7th.

For more information, visit:

Northwest Territories:

Join PSAC Northwest Territories Regional Women’s Committee in celebrating and recognizing union women who tirelessly work and help make our world a better place. All you need to do is to nominate a union woman who inspires you with her work, passion and kindness. She could be someone who does extraordinary work at the union and/or community or has overcome obstacles in her life. Let us know who inspires you.
All nominees will enter a draw— there will be 4 draws of $100 each in each of the 5 NWT regions.
Stay tuned to PSAC Northwest Territories Regional Women’s Committee page for more information. Competition will be launched on March 8.


PSAC North Nunavut Regional Women’s Committee invites you to a special beading and sewing workshop to honour and celebrate International Women’s Day. You’ll have a pair of earrings and/or sealskin headband, and great conversations and connections. This event is organized in partnership with Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre and Nunavummi Makinnasuaqtiit.
For more information, visit PSAC North website: