QEC workers vote for tentative agreement

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Unionized workers with the Qulliq Energy Corp. (QEC) reached a deal to the end of 2020. The Nunavut Employees Union and Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) North made the announcement Aug. 17. The new collective agreement includes modest economic gains and increases to special leave provisions, according to a news release. “The bargaining team...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.