The Prairie School for Union  Women

Saskatchewan’s Prairie School for Union Women has been building leadership skills and solidarity among women workers for sixteen years. Here are the voices of a few of its organizers. Thanks to Adriane Paavo for capturing a bit of the Prairie School’s 2013 opening session, and to Debbie Lussier for the PSUW photos.

Twelve Canadians is a multimedia series about women and men who’ve been devoting their lives to social, economic or environmental justice, and to the healthy development of Canadian communities and the world. Each episode examines a specific issue or situation, through the voices of people who’ve been active in that area. Lots more than just twelve. Thanks to the Social Justice Fund of the Canadian Autoworkers Union for their generous support. Thanks as well to CKUW, University of Winnipeg Radio. The series is produced by Earth Chronicle Productions (

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