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Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation / L’ACPPU solidaire de la nation Wet’suwet’en

** La version française suit ** Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) expresses solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation and its Hereditary Chiefs who are insisting upon respect for their autonomy and sovereignty over their unceded land.  Forceful intervention by the police will not resolve this dispute.  Respectful and meaningful[…]

Fair Dealing Week – February 24-28, 2020 / La Semaine de l’utilisation équitable – 24 au 28 février 2020

Memorandum 20:07 Date:  February 19, 2020 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Locals, Provincials and Federated Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Fair Dealing Week – February 24-28, 2020 Users’ rights under the Copyright Act, hard won after many years of advocacy, have been under attack. The publishing industry, in decline as it struggles to[…]

National Week of Advocacy: Deadline Extension – February 21, 2020 / Semaine nationale de militantisme : Prolongation de la date limite au 21 février 2020

National Week of Advocacy: Deadline Extension – February 21, 2020 With a newly-elected minority government in Ottawa, 2020 presents a significant opportunity to call for a strong federal partner in post-secondary education. Meeting with local representatives is an important avenue to garner support and momentum on  our priorities. The current House of Commons schedule has[…]

Updated CAUT Travel Advisory / Mise à jour de l’Avis aux voyageurs de l’ACPPU

February / février 2020 Updated CAUT Travel Advisory This revised Legal Travel Advisory includes updates as of January 2020 pursuant to the new Federal Preclearance Act and also considers developments in the search of electronic devices in preclearance zones and at other border entry points of both the US and Canada.  It replaces all earlier[…]

CAUT Letter re. Update of Core Competencies for the 21st Century CARL Librarians

Please find attached correspondence from CAUT addressed to Susan Haigh, Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), providing comment on the draft update of the Core Competencies for the 21st Century CARL Librarians publication. The CAUT Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee has identified several gaps in the draft update, particularly with respect to[…]

Australian bushfires solidarity / Soutien aux personnes touchées par les feux de brousse en Australie

Australian bushfires solidarity The bushfire crisis currently gripping Australia has had a devastating impact on wildlife and people. CAUT’s sister organization, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), is reporting that the fires have directly affected some of their members who have suffered loss of their homes and other financial hardships. Some universities have also provided[…]

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