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Rise Up! Conference 2016

 

BUILDING YOUNG WORKERS’ POWER

Young Workers' Summit 2016

 

2016 World Social Forum - Montreal Aug 9-14

ANOTHER WORLD IS NEEDED. TOGETHER, IT IS POSSIBLE!

 

2016 PSAC National Health and Safety Conference

REGISTRATION DEADLINE (for both delegates and observers): Friday, June 10, 2016 4:00 p.m. EST RESOLUTIONS SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, June 10, 2016 4:00 p.m. EST CONFERENCE DATES: November 18 to 20, 2016 CONFERENCE LOCATION: Le Centre Sheraton Montréal Hotel, 1201 René-Lévesque Blvd., West, Montréal, Québec

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Labour Views July 20, 2016: Canada’s ignored labour force: challenges and opportunities

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LABOUR VIEWS: July 20, 2016 Canada’s ignored labour force: challenges and opportunities Written by: Jack Bourassa, REVP PSAC North We would never move. Maybe inland, but never too far, Judy says, with a firm certainty in her smile. I’m learning from my Inuvialuit friend about environmental issues in Tuktoyaktuk in preparation for the Climate Change Townhall recently held by the federal government in Yellowknife. Tuktoyaktuk’s shores are eroding and ice freezes later than it used to, shortening…

Making Yellowknife Great Again: “Social Capital” and how we see the role of the union

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LABOUR VIEWS: July 6, 2016 Written by: Todd Parsons, President of the Union of Northern Workers As I write this column, we are on the cusp of another July 1 and July 4 when we take the time in North America to celebrate Canada Day and Independence Day. At this point in our history we are bombarded on both sides of the border with one peculiar presidential campaign message of “Make America Great Again.” The title…

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Postal Banking and the future of Canada Post – From anywhere… to everyone.

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LABOUR VIEWS: June 22, 2016 Postal Banking and the future of Canada Post – From anywhere… to everyone. Written by: Alexander Lambrecht, President Northern Territories Federation of Labour  In 1981 the Canada Post Act came into effect demolishing the Post Office Department of Canada. Since then Canada Post has evolved and modernized its operations, however, over the last few years many tactics have been employed by Canada Post to reduce expenses, increase revenue and eliminate…

2016 NTFL Learners Awards – Kivalliq Region

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Each year in the Kivalliq region the RVP awards several students with a gift certificate in recoginition for the hard work and dediction to learning. On Tuesday, May 10 in Rankin Inlet at the Community Hall, Chad Carroll RVP Kivalliq Region presented Tapia Tattuinee and Jonah Jr. Siusangnark with the 2016 NTFL Learner Award   ALL NTFL Kivalliq Region Award Recipients: Arviat: Rochelle Illnik Angela Mukjungnik   Baker Lake: Kim Aupaluktuq   Chesterfield Inlet: BoDerek Rudkin   Coral Harbour:…