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Join the Power of Many campaign Peel Region Rapid Response Network Meeting this coming Thursday, May 30

Wilfrid Laurier University, Join the Power of Many campaign Peel Region Rapid Response Network Meeting this coming Thursday, May 30th. The Ford government is low in the polls. A full 75% of Ontarians do not support Ford’s attacks on our families and communities. Our movement is growing! Come out on Thursday, May 30 at 5:30pm[…]

Car Accident Toolkit

COM361(G3083) Collision NWC Rev COM361F(G3083F)-CollisionNWC-forweb   This toolkit can be kept in your vehicle alongside your insurance and ownership documents. In the event of an accident, this toolkit will provide you with all of the information required from the third party, as well as step by step instructions to protect yourself and your collision claim.[…]

Urgent Appeal: CAUT Refugee Foundation

Memorandum 19:18   Date:  May 21, 2019   To:  Presidents, Local, Federated and Provincial Associations   From:  David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:  Urgent Appeal: CAUT Refugee Foundation           At the last CAUT Council meeting, Dr. Carlos Zambrano Escamilla, president of the Sindicato de Profesores de la Fundación Universidad Autónoma de[…]

Athabasca University Faculty Association Wins Important Arbitration for Precarious Faculty

From AUFA’s Blog: Earlier this month, AUFA successfully concluded a long-standing grievance about the mis-use of term staff in the MAIS program. The crux of the grievance was that AU had improperly used or extended limited-term appointments under Article 5 of the collective agreement. The effect of this behaviour was to make the employment of[…]

CAUT condemns Heritage report on copyright // L’ACPPU dénonce le rapport du CPPC sur le droit d’auteur

CAUT condemns Heritage report on copyright   (Ottawa – May 17, 2019) The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is alarmed by recommendations released this week by the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage regarding copyright law in Canada. The report, though produced by a committee mandated to take into consideration the broad range of stakeholder[…]

Doug Ford’s War on the Universities: article by Sandford Borins

“If the government’s policies undermine research at Ontario universities, some of the strongest researchers will leave for other places. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s administration (2011 to 2019) froze tuition, cut university funding, and changed the state university’s mission statement from emphasizing “the search for truth” to “meet[ing] the state’s workforce needs.” Faculty departures irreparably damaged[…]

Call for Nominations for CAUT Lee Lorch Award / Appel de candidatures pour le Prix Lee Lorch de l’ACPPU

** La version française suit **   Memorandum 19:15   Date:  May 14, 2019   To:   Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Provincial and Federated Associations   From:  David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:  Call for Nominations for CAUT Lee Lorch Award           CAUT is soliciting nominations for the 2019-20 CAUT[…]

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