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Benefits and Discounts

The Union of Northern Workers has negotiated partnerships with vendors and suppliers, providing members with major discounts on goods and services.  

To claim discounts, members must provide proof of UNW membership, such as your signed membership card, PRIOR to your purchase.

Only full UNW members are eligible for the following deals and discounts:

Canadian North

Contact UNW HQ via email or call 867-873-5668 to receive the promo discount code for UNW members! 

North Mart - Inuvik

Present your UNW member card at the checkout to receive a 10% discount on purchases and services, with the following exclusions:

  • Discount does NOT apply to tobacco, lottery, pharmacy, major appliances, furniture, gift cards, phone minutes, motorsports, generators, Apple products, and Canada Goose items.

UNW member card is required to be presented at time of purchase, if you do not have your member card with you, no discount will be provided.

Northern Fancy Meats 

Northern Fancy Meats offers UNW members a 10% discount on all purchases. Just present your union card prior to purchase. 

  • discount does NOT apply to sale items and butchering services

Borealis Kennels and Pet Supplies 

Get a 10% discount on pet supplies such as bowls and leashes, and on toys and treats. 

  • discount does NOT apply to boarding, grooming or food.

Racquet Club

  • Only $99.00 (+GST) for full membership - paid monthly, with minimum three month contract (includes all classes and squash).  
  • $88.00 (+GST) for weight room only membership (does not include fitness classes and squash) - paid monthly, with minimum three month contract

Matonabee Petroleum

Matonabee Petroleum is pleased to partner with the UNW and offer the following fuel program to all its members:

  • a fixed 6 cent discount off posted delivered furnace oil
  • no cost to switch to Matonabee for your home heating fuel, and you receive a credit for the fuel in your current tank
  • can provide or arrange an estimate for switching from furnace oil to propane 
  • cardlock wholesale pricing locally and across Canada at Petro-Canada Super Pass locations for both gasoline and diesel

For more information, check our their website or call 867-873-4001.

Mark's Work Wearhouse

UNW members receive a 10% discount on the following items: Carhartt Merchandise, Dakota Industrial Workwear, DH Wovens, T-shirts, Polos and Cotton Twill Pants; WR Jackets; Jeans; Rainwear; Work Gloves and Socks; Winter and Safety Accessories; Casual and CSA Approved Footwear.  

  • Where an item is sale priced, the lower price will apply.  
  • To receive your discount, you must present your Mark's Client Savings card at time of purchase.

The Mark's Client Savings card is a separate card from your UNW membership card. If you've lost your Mark's Client Savings card, or never received one with your membership package, email the UNW Membership Secretary.

Jack Pine Paddle

10% discount on purchases and services upon presentation of your Union card.

Jackpine Paddle offers:

Established in 1989, Union Savings was founded on a simple principle; leveraging our collective strength as Canadian union members to deliver high quality, low cost benefits to union members and their families across Canada. To further reflect the values of the labour movement that we all share, Union Savings operates as Canada’s only not-for-profit, union run, members’ benefit program.

Union Savings has more than 140 participating unions representing national, provincial and local unions ranging from large private and public sector unions to regional unions and small associations. With almost two million individual members, Union Savings leverages its strength in numbers to negotiate savings and discounts, exclusive to Canadian union members and their families.

As a component of PSAC, UNW members are eligible to register for these benefits. Visit to learn more or to register.

Coughlin and Associates Group Life Insurance 

The Public Service Alliance of Canada has developed a voluntary life insurance program developed especially for PSAC members. PSAC Enhanced Coverage is offered in partnership with Coughlin & Associates Ltd., Manulife Financial and Great-West Life. Designed to supplement the insurance coverage you may have through work or other sources, PSAC Enhanced Coverage can provide you and your spouse with maximum insurance coverage at rates competitive with those offered by bank mortgage and credit card insurance programs.  

See the PSAC website for details.  

Home and Auto Insurance

PSAC-partnered group insurance provides preferred rates for home and auto insurance. The program offers professional claims handling, free access to legal, home and health information with expert consultation and advice for your unique coverage requirements.

Visit the Orbit website or call for a quote and find out how PSAC home and auto insurance coverage can be customized to meet your specific needs.