Category Archives: OCUFA Reports

OCUFA Report: Ontario Budget adds up to less funding and more intervention (29 Mar 2012)

OCUFA Report: Thursday 29 March 2012

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OCUFA Report: A confusing week for tuition policy in Ontario (16 Mar 2012)

OCUFA Report: Friday 16 March 2012

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OCUFA: Fall 2011 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review for Ontario: No News is No News (24 November 2011)

OCUFA Briefing Summary; email attachment sent to Faculty Associations on 24 November 2011. Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan offered no more insight into the government’s plans for post-secondary education than could be found in Budget 2011 or Tuesday’s Speech from … Continue reading

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OCUFA: Update on Ontario Government’s Directions for Higher Education (23 November 2011)

As emailed by Mark Rosenfeld, Executive Director, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA), to Faculty Association Presidents on 23 November 2011: Dear colleagues: A number of faculty associations are hearing from university administrators that the Ontario government is set … Continue reading

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Data Check: R & D — from OCUFA Reports

Data Check: Ottawa’s support for business R&D rises, but at what cost? The Expert Panel appointed for the federal government’s Review of Federal Support for Research and Development estimates that federal support for business R&D rose to almost $5 billion … Continue reading

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New Minister post-secondary — OCUFA Reports

Glen Murray appointed new Minister of Training, Colleges, & Universities Glen Murray, MPP for Toronto Centre and former Minister of Research and Innovation, has been appointed Minister of Training, Colleges, and Universities for the Government of Ontario. Murray, who served … Continue reading

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UOITFA achieves key goals, ratifies by 95%, Windsor ratification Nov. 1 – from OCUFA Reports Oct 26

UOITFA achieves key goals, ratifies by 95%, Windsor ratification Nov. 1 Members of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Faculty Association have ratified their new, five-year agreement with a 95 per cent vote in favour. The tentative agreement was … Continue reading

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OCUFA Reports: Collective Bargaining News across ON

UOITFA reaches tentative agreement, strike averted at Windsor  After close to 16 months without a contract, members of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Faculty Association (UOITFA) have come to a tentative agreement with the university. Ratification voting will … Continue reading

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OCUFA Reports: Unions Matter– click the links for the research studies

Reality Check: Why Unions Still Matter The Conference Board of Canada recently reported that, since the mid-1990s, income inequality has increased faster in Canada than in the United States and most other comparable countries. The board observes that forces such … Continue reading

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Constance Adamson, OCUFA Pres. (& QUFA member) responds

OCUFA President responds to Globe & Mail editorial October 11, 2011 | OCUFA’s President, Constance Adamson, has responded to an unfortunate editorial that appeared in today’s Globe & Mail. The editorial suggests that there is a crisis in undergraduate education, and … Continue reading

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