Unionism on Turtle Island (in residence) – English only – Registrations are now closed

December 3-7, 2023

Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel

This course is for PSAC members who:

  • Are ready to work as an Ally in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples in their union, workplace and community;
  • Have completed the TUB (Talking Union Basics) course or the NIPC (National Indigenous Peoples’ Circle) TUB course
  • Would like to learn more about the issues facing Indigenous workers;
  • Want to challenge barriers to diversity within the union and workplace.

Course Overview:

The Unionism on Turtle Island course will bring together up to 20 PSAC members from across the NCR for an intense four days of talking, learning, laughing, questioning and supporting each other. Participants will explore the history of oppression and resistance, Indigenous issues at the bargaining table, creating a representative workforce, and opening the union to Indigenous activists.  This course will provide a comfortable and supportive environment in which participants can explore their attitudes, ideas and questions.  Participants will develop strategies to encourage solidarity and build the union.

Time commitment

• December 3, from 7 pm to 9 pm

• December 4 – 7, from 9 am to 5:00 pm

Additional information

It is a residency course that will be held at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel.