Join TODAY – CAUT and coalition partners launch Education for All

Along with its coalition partners, the Canadian Association of University Teachers is launching Education for All, a campaign that calls for a more affordable, accessible, high-quality and publicly-funded post-secondary education system, today at 1 p.m. (EST). Join the conversation by registering below. Register here https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j1UuhNALSEuA1BDUqjgINg

$10,000 Fellowship in Higher Education Journalism now accepting applications

— Please circulate widely — The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA)—representing 17,000 university faculty and academic professionals in 30 faculty associations across Ontario—is excited to announce the third annual OCUFA Fellowship in Higher Education Journalism, valued at $10,000. The Fellowship is intended to help address the lack of informed investigative reporting on Canadian[…]

Join the Education for All Campaign Launch – January 21, 2021 / Participation au lancement de la campagne L’éducation pour toutes et tous, le 21 janvier 2021

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 21:03 Date: January 15, 2021 To: Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Provincial and Federated Associations From: David Robinson, Executive Director Re: Join the Education for All Campaign Launch – January 21, 2021 Please help spread the word about the upcoming launch of the Education for All campaign, taking place online on January 21,[…]

New Work Permit Offered by Federal Government to Keep International Students in Canada / Un nouveau permis de travail offert par le gouvernement fédéral pour retenir les étudiants étrangers au Canada

** La  version  française suit ** Memorandum 21:02 Date: January 15, 2021 To: Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From: David Robinson, Executive Director Re: New Work Permit Offered by Federal Government to Keep International Students in Canada Beginning January 27, 2021, and running until July 27, 2021, international students holding an expired or expiring post-graduation[…]

Call for Applications for Vacant WLUFA Equity & Diversity Committee Positions

Greetings, WLUFA Equity & Diversity Committee – Because two of our members had to withdraw from service, we have two positions available to both full-time and contract faculty (The mandate of this Committee is to “advise, support, inform, and educate the WLUFA Executive and WLUFA members on issues pertaining to diversity and equity, with a particular emphasis[…]

New CRA Rules for Claiming Home Office Expenses due to COVID-19 for 2020 Tax Year / Nouvelles règles de l’ARC pour réclamer des frais imputables à la COVID-19 pour l’année d’imposition 2020

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 20:77 Date: December 18, 2020 To: Presidents and Administrative Officers: Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From: David Robinson, Executive Director Re: New CRA Rules for Claiming Home Office Expenses due to COVID-19 for 2020 Tax Year On December 15, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced details of the new simplified process for claiming expenses related[…]

University and College Winter Semester Plans / Plans des universités et collèges pour la session d’hiver

** La  version  française suit ** Memorandum 20:76 Date:  December 17, 2020 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  University and College Winter Semester Plans CAUT continues to track institutional plans for delivery of courses during the pandemic. We have compiled a database of almost 120 institutions’ back to school plans, including[…]

Second Phase of OHCOW Survey of Workers’ Experience during a Pandemic / Deuxième phase du sondage de l’OHCOW sur l’expérience des travailleurs et travailleuses pendant une pandémie

** La  version  française suit ** Second Phase of OHCOW Survey of Workers’ Experience during a Pandemic This survey is designed to learn about your experiences as a worker during a pandemic.  This survey is a repeat of the survey originally launched in April/May 2020.  Things have changed since this first survey, so we thought[…]

25 Years of the Employment Equity Act / Les 25 ans de la Loi sur l’équité en matière d’emploi

December 15, 2020 is the 25th anniversary of the federal Employment Equity Act.  Join a virtual event to discuss its impact and where we need to go from here. The event will take place in French and English and have closed captioning. December 15, 2020 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (EST) Registration https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hbXp1FsBRKaYWTrZLTZnuQ?_x_zm_rtaid=Rc0S1lQoSvyKI0c0vZD5Fw.1607624235587.15c6b04831f8a77d2be5967b1f54758b&_x_zm_rhtaid=892 Speakers: Carol Agócs is[…]

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