WLUFA Members Complete Organizing for Power Training

WLUFA congratulates its members who recently graduated from “Organizing for Power: The Core Fundamentals,” an international training program offered through the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung  and developed by well-known union activist Jane McAlevey, currently Senior Policy Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Labor Center. The following members participated in the training: Kimberly Ellis-Hale Brent Hagerman Michele Kramer Rob […]

Restructuring Publicly-Funded Universities / La restructuration des universités financées par les deniers publics

* La version française suit * Memorandum 22:26 Date:  June 1, 2022 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Provincial and Federated Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Restructuring Publicly-Funded Universities: A Report on the Laurentian University Insolvency Proceeding with Issues and Options for the University Sector At the 90th CAUT Council held in April […]

Urgent Appeal: Solidarity with Ukraine

(Ottawa – March 4, 2022) The Canadian Association of University Teachers is joining with Education International in standing in solidarity with students, teachers, academics, and the people of Ukraine to condemn Russia’s horrific invasion. We call upon the Canadian government and the international community to step up efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to those affected by the […]

Harry Crowe Foundation Conference 2022 – Academic Freedom and the Law

February 10-11, 2022 Academic freedom in Canada is the right of academic staff to teach and discuss, to research and publish, to participate in the academic governance of and to criticize their administration, and to exercise their civil liberties, including freedom of expression, without institutional censorship. The exercise of academic freedom is both facilitated by and […]

OCUFA’s response to Omicron surge

Greetings: Please see attached OCUFA’s statement in English and French regarding the recent Omicron surge regarding the physical and mental health of university faculty, academic librarians, and other academics, the inadequate guidance on the return to campuses, and the Ontario government’s lack of prioritizing faculty, staff, and students for the winter session. In solidarity, Jenny J. […]

Urgent Appeal: CAUT Refugee Foundation and Afghanistan / Appel urgent : la Fondation pour les réfugiés de l’ACPPU et l’Afghanistan

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 21:70 Date:  November 30, 2021 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Provincial and Federated Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Urgent Appeal: CAUT Refugee Foundation and Afghanistan The current humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan has prompted the Executive Committee to reactivate the CAUT Refugee Foundation. The Foundation was initially created in the […]

Support UOITFA: Write a letter in support of our colleagues

The UOIT Faculty Association, UOITFA, is hosting a letter writing campaign to challenge the conditions faced by professors at Ontario Tech. Click the link below to send a form letter to the University administration to avoid a strike at Ontario Tech. The details of the letter are quoted below: The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and […]

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