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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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                   Inuktitut

Yukon Territory

 
June 6, 2014 - June 8, 2014
(All day)
Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon (Map)

The PSAC North 6th Triennial Convention will be held June 6, 7, 8, 2014 at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre in Whitehorse under the theme Our Strength: Mobilizing and Fighting Back.

Watch this space for the Convention agenda, rules of order, PSAC North by-laws, proposed resolutions, and other important documents. We will post them here as soon as they become available.

*Please note that the PSAC North Regional Health and Safety Conference will be held on the first day of the PSAC North Convention on June 6, 2014.

Reminder: We are conducting a survey to find out our delegates' basic knowledge of Health and Safety issues in their workplace leading up to the Regional Health and Safety Conference in Whitehorse, YK June 6.

Your response would be greatly appreciated and will help PSAC North tailor our course to the needs of our membership.

Here is a link to the survey: Health and Safety Survey

Your answers will remain anonymous and we will not be collecting any personal information through this survey.

Thanks for your participation!

Important information for delegates

Registration information

Registration will take place in the hotel lobby at the Ramada Inn and Gold Rush Inn:

Thursday, June 5, 2014

5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

Friday, June 6, 2014

7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

If you have any other questions about your accommodations, contact Michael Aubry, Political communications Officer, at 1-867-688-0772.

Election for Regional Executive Vice President and Alternate

This is the official call for nominations for the position of Regional Executive Vice-President and Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President for the PSAC North region. Elections for these positions will be held at the PSAC North 6th Triennial Convention on Sunday June 8, 2014.

PSAC North REVP/Alternate Nomination Forms

Important Convention documents:

Convention Agenda
Finance Committee Report
Finance Committee Resolutions
Finance Committee Resolutions Report
ByLaw Committee Report
ByLaw Committee Resolutions
2011 5th Regional Triennial Convention Minutes
 

September 21, 2018 - 10:49am •
A tentative agreement on behalf of PSAC/UNW members working for the Fort Resolution Housing Authority was reached on September 20, 2018. The new agreement is for four years, and will expire on March 31, 2021. The bargaining team recommends ratification of this tentative agreement that includes economic increases, increased allowances and other gains. For more information, contact us. 
July 18, 2018 - 12:40pm •
Women experiencing homelessness face an added challenge every month. The NWT Disabilities Council has launched a donation drive asking for feminine hygiene products to help women experiencing homelessness access the appropriate supplies they need.  Responding to this important call, PSAC North’s NWT Regional Women’s Committee donated hygiene products to the council. The committee encourages people to help support this initiative. 
May 17, 2018 - 3:23pm •
PSAC North had a significant presence at Yellowknife Chamber Spring Trade Show (May 12- 13) with NWT’s PSAC North Regional Committees’ leaders, members and volunteers. Thousands attended the show as PSAC North booth featured campaigns and issues that affect our members and their communities, such as: living wage campaign, Phoenix pay system and universal childcare. Around 350 signed postcards and petitions addressing the issues above. The successful presence is the result of our dedicated volunteers’ hard work and commitment.  
March 26, 2018 - 11:41am •
Please see the attached document for information from the Government of Canada on the use of cannabis. 
March 21, 2018 - 2:46pm •
There will be a Health and Safety Training course in Yellowknife on Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26.  The training course will take place in the North Star Building Training Centre at 4910-53rd Street from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration deadline is May 11, 2018. Please see the attached poster below for more details.  You may also view the application here. 
March 13, 2018 - 1:41pm •
Robots invading, jobs and businesses dying, total income declining, prices skyrocketing. How the conservative business interests of this country love to spread fear among workers. 
March 1, 2018 - 5:13pm •
PSAC members and supporters gathered in the North to take part in a National Day of Action across Canada, Feb. 28.  The day was organized to mark the second anniversary of the failure of the Phoenix pay system.  To see PSAC's news release, please visit our website.  Some of the media coverage we received from Northern media outlets can be viewed below.    Northwest Territories 
March 1, 2018 - 4:51pm •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada North hosted the annual Pink Shirt/Anti-Bullying Day at the Great Hall of the NWT Legislative Assembly on Feb. 28.  Students from four local schools gathered to mark this year's theme which was Cyberbullying.  Among the featured presentations included a video by William McDonald’s Me to We Group called “Step Up So others Don’t Get Stepped On.”

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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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