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 […]

Support WRLC’s Labour Day Ed Weidinger Memorial Community BBQ:

Our annual event has been renamed and has become COVID-19 friendly! Ed Weidinger was the WRLC Treasurer for over 25 years – the longest-serving Labour Council Treasurer when he died in April 2021. He was a life-long labour activist and dedicated to improving the lives of all Waterloo Region workers. Our Labour Day Picnic and BBQ has […]

WLUFA stands with the Muslim Community in London and across Turtle Island 

In the largest and deadliest mass killing in London’s history, a Muslim family was targeted in a violent, brutal and premeditated truck attack on Sunday. This resulted in the killing of 4 members of the family, leaving only their 9-year-old child in Intensive Care as the only survivor. This act of racism, Islamophobia and white […]

WLUFA Stands in Solidarity with People Experiencing Islamophobia and Racism on Campus

WLUFA, along with most members of the campus community, is aware of the widely circulated Islamophobic and Anti-Muslim social media posts. WLUFA condemns Islamophobia, discrimination and persecution of Muslims, and the targeting of Muslims in Canada. Following the targeted killings in the Quebec Mosque shooting, the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council and Coalition of Muslim Women – […]

WLUFA appalled by OCADU lay off and elimination of Librarians

WLUFA is appalled with OCAD University’s recent decision to lay off four senior academic librarians and wholly eliminate a total of six positions as part of a restructuring process for the library. WLUFA is also deeply concerned that OCAD U would justify their decisions and align these cuts with a “decolonization approach,” which adds to […]

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