Call for Nominations for CAUT Sarah Shorten Award / Appel de candidatures pour le prix Sarah-Shorten

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 21:12 Date:  March 2, 2021 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Call for Nominations for CAUT Sarah Shorten Award CAUT is soliciting nominations for the Sarah Shorten Award. The award was established in 1990 in honour of Sarah Shorten, who served as Vice-President (1982–83)[…]

Call for Nominations for CAUT Academic Librarians’ and Archivists’ Distinguished Service Award / Appel de candidatures pour le Prix des bibliothécaires et des archivistes pour services émérites de l’ACPPU

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 21:11 Date:  March 2, 2021 To:   Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Call for Nominations for CAUT Academic Librarians’ and Archivists’ Distinguished Service Award CAUT is soliciting nominations for the CAUT Academic Librarians’ and Archivists’ Distinguished Service Award. The Award was established in 1994 to[…]

Wed., March 3 – Support LUFA-APPUL and the Greater Sudbury community

Dear colleagues, In support of LUFA-APPUL and the Greater Sudbury community, please join the Save Our Sudbury virtual townhall on Wednesday, March 3 at 6pm. Register here to join online, the more people who attend, the more powerful the message we send to the provincial government.  The event will bring together local community groups and residents[…]

More Changes to International Student Post-Graduate Work Permits / Nouveaux changements relatifs au permis de travail postdiplôme pour les étudiants étrangers

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 21:10 Date:  February 22, 2021 To:  Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  More Changes to International Student Post-Graduate Work Permits Due to travel restrictions and other challenges during COVID-19, many international students have had to continue learning online from abroad. To ensure that their studies completed from outside[…]

Act now: Demand a stop to insolvency proceedings and secure funding for Laurentian University!

Dear colleagues,  As you’re aware, Laurentian University is filing for court protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) due to financial challenges it is facing as a result of poorly considered and reckless administrative decisions and the erosion of public university funding.  Laurentian University is a public institution, not a private sector corporation.  The federal and[…]

Laurentian University / Université Laurentienne

Memorandum 21:06 Date:  February 4, 2021 To:   Local, Provincial and Federated Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Laurentian University Laurentian University received insolvency protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) on February 1. This is, as far as we are aware, the first time a public university has declared and been granted insolvency protection by the court. Quest[…]

Laurentian filing for CCAA

Dear colleagues, I am reaching out to you today about the news that Laurentian University has filed for court protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement due to financial challenges it is facing. Rest assured that we take the news that the government is taking an active role in university finances very seriously. OCUFA is working on an[…]

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