Northern CUPW workers uncertain if included in rolling strike

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Canada Post union members are uncertain as to if, or when, rolling strikes might hit the North, but local members say they are ready to take action to reach a collective agreement with the corporation. Lynda Lefrancois, a postal clerk and president of the local 858 of the CUPW Prairie Region, said members are never...
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Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8307 and editorial@nnsl.com.