Election Day is 4 Days Away / Les élections ont lieu dans quatre jours

** La version française suit **  Memorandum 21:54 Date: September 16, 2021 To: Presidents and Administrative Officers ; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From: David Robinson, Executive Director Re: Election Day is 4 Days Away Member associations have four more days to engage in CAUT’s For Our Future federal election campaign, calling for strong federal leadership that highlights the need for increased investments […]

WLUFA update on return to in-person teaching and COVID protocols

Dear Members –  As we embark on a new term, WLUFA has received a number of communications from our members expressing often deep concern regarding their health, safety and rights as we partially resume in-person teaching.  The WLUFA Executive would like to update you on some of the issues and advocacy the Association has been involved […]

Vacancy on CAUT Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee / Vacance au Comité des bibliothécaires et des archivists de l’ACPPU

Memorandum 21:52 Date:  September 10, 2021 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Vacancy on CAUT Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee CAUT is seeking to fill a casual vacancy on the Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee for a term that will expire in May 2024. When a casual vacancy arises, CAUT’s procedures […]

Vacancies on CAUT Equity Committee / Vacances au Comité de l’équité de l’ACPPU

Memorandum 21:51 Date:  September 10, 2021 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Vacancies on CAUT Equity Committee CAUT is seeking to fill two casual vacancies on the Equity Committee. The vacancies are for (1) a member representing academic staff with disabilities and (2) a member representing Women academic staff for a term that will […]

CCAA and BIA pledge Reminder

Dear colleagues, This is a reminder that we are asking all members to endorse OCUFA’s pledge for candidates in the upcoming federal election, seeking their support for legislative action on CCAA and BIA. As noted before, the pledge asks the candidates to commit to amending the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act […]

Federal Election Organizing Guide and Website / Guide et site Web sur la mobilisation en vue des élections fédérales

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 21:48 Date:  August 26, 2021 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Federal Election Organizing Guide and Website Canadians will head to the polls on September 20. CAUT’s For Our Futurecampaign is an issue-based and non-partisan campaign calling for increased investments in post-secondary education and research […]

REMINDER: New Post-Secondary Mental Health Standard: Impacts on Students and Academic Workers (Webinar) / RAPPEL : Nouvelle Norme sur la santé mentale des étudiants du postsecondaire : Impact sur les étudiants et le personnel académiqu…

On October 7, 2020, the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students was launched. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, the standard is “a set of flexible, voluntary guidelines to help post-secondary institutions support the mental health and well-being of their students.” While the development of this standard began well in […]

WLUFA Statement on Mandatory Vaccinations

WLUFA Statement on Vaccinations and Return to Campus The WLUFA Executive is encouraged by the Wilfrid Laurier University administration’s recent decision to require all students, faculty, librarians and staff to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine upon return to in-person activities on campus this fall.  Vaccination against COVID-19 coupled with other mitigation strategies […]

New Post-Secondary Mental Health Standard – Impacts on Students and Academic Workers (Webinar) / Nouvelle Norme sur la santé mentale des étudiants du postsecondaire – Impact sur les étudiants et le personnel académique

Memorandum 21:44 Date:    August 12, 2021 To:         Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:   David Robinson, Executive Director Re:        New Post-Secondary Mental Health Standard: Impacts on Students and Academic Workers (Webinar) On October 7, 2020, the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students was launched. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, […]

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