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Celebrating Workers – Labour Day Across the North

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Coverage of the Yellowknife Event in September 2nd’s Edition of News North Labour Day events were held across the North with community bbq’s held in Rankin Inlet, Fort Smith, Yellowknife and Iqaluit. Labour Day is a chance recognize the contributions unions have made to improving the quality of life for all workers and their families. Thank you to everyone who came out and to our all our volunteers who helped make all the events a…

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Hay River Soup Kitchen Food Drive

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(originally posted on the PSAC North website) Walking through the cramped aisles of the Hay River Soup Kitchen’s food pantry, it’s hard not to bump into a box of macaroni and cheese or a tub chock full of rice or flour. The shelves are brimming with nutritious supplies, so much so that Soup Kitchen organizer Laura Rose has to store many of the boxes in a spare sea locker outside. That was hardly the case…

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Fight the Threat to Health Care–Public Presentation April 16

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Northerners will hear how to fight the threats to universal health care at a public presentation Wednesday April 16 at 7 PM in the Northern United Place Auditorium. The event is part of the national campaign to strengthen and reform Medicare following the federal government’s failure to renew the Canada Health Accord. Alternatives North and the Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) are the co-sponsors. The federal-provincial-territorial Health Accord provided stable federal funding, and set national standards,…

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