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Updates

July 19, 2018 - 1:49pm •
Jack Bourassa Regional Executive Vice President, PSAC North   A trade war is inevitable. It’s happening. An isolated fortress built across the border. And many Canadians are responding by buying Canadian. Whether we feel it or not, we are all affected by Trump’s aggressive and unfair trade war. He believes that trade wars are good and easy to win. He loves to win, but trade wars are not good for the economy or workers on either side of the boarder.
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. 
June 28, 2018 - 12:32pm •
Thanks for all participants. In appreciation for your time, anyone who completed the PSAC North education survey, and provided their name and contact information was entered into a draw for a $100 cash prize. There were two draws per territory. The lucky winners are:   NU: John Mercado, Rankin Inlet Basja Ellsworth, Iqaluit   NT: Sarah Hyden, Behchoko Liesbeth Van Blarikom, Yellowknife   YT: Deborah Wren, Whitehorse Luc Laferté, Whitehorse  
May 18, 2018 - 12:25pm •
PSAC North is preparing a plan that will shape our education in the North for the next 3 years.  To ensure we are meeting our member’s needs, we need to hear from you ! We are conducting a short online survey, open to all PSAC members in the North.
May 17, 2018 - 4:07pm •
The Whitehorse Regional Women’s and the Yukon Aboriginal Peoples’ committees hosted a teddy bear picnic for Jordan’s Principle, May 10.   
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 27, 2018 - 1:59pm •
Our Parks bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with the Agency February 16, 2018, which the team unanimously recommends. The Public Service Alliance of Canada will be holding an electronic vote for members of the Parks Canada Agency to ratify the tentative agreement between PSAC and Parks Canada. Meetings will be held by teleconference and/or webinar for all members in Nunavut. As per Regulation 15 of the PSAC Constitution, all members must attend a meeting – either by teleconference or webinar – in order to cast a vote.
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 21, 2018 - 7:36am •
2018 Theme: Promoting tolerance, inclusion, unity and respect for diversity in the context of combating racial discrimination Through the International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the United Nations General Assembly calls on the international community to redouble its efforts to eliminate all forms of racial discrimination. The Public Service Alliance of Canada’s (PSAC) Nunavut Racially Visible Committee stands in solidarity with the United Nations in this call.
March 20, 2018 - 2:11pm •
Our Parks bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with the Agency February 16, 2018, which the team unanimously recommends. The Public Service Alliance of Canada will be holding an electronic vote for members of the Parks Canada Agency to ratify the tentative agreement between PSAC and Parks Canada. Meetings will be held by teleconference and/or webinar for all members in Nunavut. As per Regulation 15 of the PSAC Constitution, all members must attend a meeting – either by teleconference or webinar – in order to cast a vote.

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