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Labour Views February 15, 2017 | Quality or Quantity? – Finding a Balance

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Labour Views February 15, 2017 Written by Alexander Lambrecht, President Northern Territories Federation of Labour Quality or Quantity? – Finding a Balance We place education at the top of our societal values and expect nothing less than the highest quality education for our children –  then why aren’t we providing the resources that are needed both intrinsically and extrinsically for students and teachers? If a doctor saved your child’s life, most parents would be forever…

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Labour Views – November 23, 2016: Make Canada Democratic Again

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By Jack Bourassa, Regional Executive Vice President for the North (as published in the Yellowknifer, November 23, 2016) Trumpocalypse, #RIPUSA, and many other striking hashtags were trending on social media on November 8th 2016. Bewilderment rippled worldwide. Aside from the myriad of socio-economic issues that led to Trump’s election, one evident cause stood out. Hillary Clinton got 47.7% of the vote. Donald Trump got 47.5% of the vote. Donald Trump won the U.S. Presidency due to…

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Labour Views – November 9, 2016: Humanities Collective Objectives – Because it’s almost 2017

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Labour Views – November 9, 2016 Written by: Alexander Lambrecht, President, Northern Territories Federation of Labour Humanities Collective Objectives – Because it’s almost 2017 It’s almost the end of 2016, and soon we’ll be hearing “Because, it’s 2017”, yet every time I hear this I can’t help but think that the year is irrelevant in justifying the removal of systemic barriers within our outdated form of social governance – especially when humanity struggles to meet…

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Labour Views for September 14, 2016 | Change Starts Here.

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Labour Views for September 14, 2016 Change Starts Here. Written by: Alexander Lambrecht, President Northern Territories Federation of Labour Organized labour and the United Way share a common goal – to strengthen our communities. The Canadian Labour movement has had a formal relationship with United Way Canada for over 25 years. Fourteen years ago the Northern Territories Federation of Labour, together with its affiliates, helped to found United Way Yellowknife, now known as United Way…

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Labour Day BBQ 2016 – Yellowknife (We Stand for Fairness)

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Labour Day is a chance to recognize the contributions unions have made to improving the quality of life for all workers and their families. This years theme is ‘We Stand for Fairness’ Join us at our annual Labour Day BBQ in Yellowknife at Somba K’e Civic Plaza (next to City Hall)! Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Watermelon, Fresh Air, Fun and Games!

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Labour Day – Iqaluit

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The PSAC Nunavut Area Council will be holding their annual Labour Day BBQ at the Sylvie Grinnell Territorial Park Pavilion in Iqaluit on September 5, 2016

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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…

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