Course Listings

A trained membership is an active membership and active members build a strong union. Find out more about PSAC Ontario’s union education program here.

PSAC Thunder Bay RO: WSIB Level 2- Benefits & Services (VIRTUAL – April 13 & 14, 2024)

Virtual

Saturday, April 13, 2024 - Sunday, April 14, 2024

9:00am - 4:30pm

WSIB Level 2 – Benefits & ServicesExplore your benefits & services under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. This 12-hr course is offered over two days and provides information to assist workers and their representatives to navigate the WSIB. Who should attend: Everyone! But especially WSIB representatives, Workers’ Compensation activists, RTW specialists, union leadership and…

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London RO: Politics for Everyone (In Person – Fri, Sat- April 19, 20 2024)

PSAC London Regional Office, 244 Pall Mall St. Suite 401, London ON N6A 5P6

04/19/2024 - 04/20/2024

9:30am - 4:30pm

POLITICS FOR EVERYONE examines how politics affects our daily lives. The course will help members engage in the political process and better explain its importance to others. Members will learn how to deconstruct/reconstruct governments and participate in building the type of society we want..This course will be delivered in person for the duration of two…

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Toronto RO: Local Officers Training (In Person – April 19 and 20, 2024)

Toronto Regional Office

04/19/2024 - 04/20/2024

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Local Officers Training gives participants essential knowledge for upholding their Local responsibilities and building a strong union. Participants will learn:- How an effective Local functions;- Roles and responsibilities of the Local Executive;- How Executives can work well as a team, engage members, and- Deal effectively with management.This basic course is a prerequisite for the Advanced…

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Sudbury RO: Racism and Our Labour Movement: Understanding Historical Legacies and Addressing Current Challenges (IN PERSON – May 16 & 17, 2024)

Sudbury Regional Office

05/16/2024 - 05/17/2024

9am - 5pm

Racism and Our Labour Movement: Understanding Historical Legacies and Addressing Current ChallengesIn this two-day pilot course, members will review key moments and often forgotten histories of racial exclusion in Canada’s labour movement. Members will explore contemporary manifestations of anti-Black racism and racism in the labour market and our labour movement. We will reflect on how…

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London RO: Trans Rights and Inclusion at a Critical Moment (In Person – Fri May 17 2024)

244 Pall Mall Street, Suite 401, London ON N6A 5P6

17th May 2024

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Deepening our Understanding of Gender and Sexuality and Combatting the Rise of Organized Transphobia.This one-day pilot course aims to help members understand the rise of organized transphobia which has grown rapidly in recent years spurred on by the emboldening of the far right and as part of a larger “Conservative Countermovement” against social progress.The course…

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Toronto RO: Racism and Our Labour Movement (2 days) (IN PERSON – June 7-8, 2024)

PSAC Toronto R.O.

Friday, June 7, 2024 - Saturday, June 8, 2024

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Understanding Historical Legacies and Addressing Current ChallengesIn this two-day pilot course, members will review key moments and often forgotten histories of racial exclusion in Canada’s labour movement. Members will explore contemporary manifestations of anti-Black racism and racism in the labour market and our labour movement. We will reflect on how the persistence of such racism…

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Toronto RO: Trans Rights & Inclusion at a Critical Moment (IN PERSON – June 14, 2024)

PSAC Toronto R.O.

Friday, June 14. 2024

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Trans Rights & Inclusion at a Critical Moment: Deepening our Understanding of Gender and Sexuality and Combatting the Rise of Organized TransphobiaThis one-day pilot course aims to help members understand the rise of organized transphobia which has grown rapidly in recent years spurred on by the emboldening of the far right and as part of…

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Thunder Bay RO: Trans Rights & Inclusion at a Critical Moment (IN PERSON – Rescheduled to Oct 5, 2024)

Thunder Bay RO

October 5 2024

900am - 500pm

Trans Rights & Inclusion at a Critical Moment: Deepening our Understanding of Gender and Sexuality and Combatting the Rise of Organized TransphobiaThis one-day pilot course aims to help members understand the rise of organized transphobia which has grown rapidly in recent years spurred on by the emboldening of the far right and as part of…

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Kingston RO: “Our Communities, Our Union, Our Rights”: An Introduction to PSAC for Indigenous Members (NIPC- Talking Union Basics) – (Postponed, Date/time to be announced)

Kingston Regional Office

December 21, 2024

9 AM - 5 PM

Introduction to PSAC for Indigenous Members: The NIPC course is for members who have had little or no exposure to their union and would like to learn more about it.During the course participants will learn:• the role of the union in advancing Indigenous rights in the workplace, the union, and our communities;• resources and decision-making in the…

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