Monthly Archives: April 2013

Motion for AGM in Support of Student Municipal Electoral Rights (23 April 2013)

The following motion will be presented from the floor at QUFA’s Spring General Meeting (12:30-2:30 p.m., 24 April, in Ellis Hall Auditorium): [Note: this motion was passed unanimously.] WHEREAS the City of Kingston has recently been considering options for re-dividing … Continue reading

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Motion for AGM in Support of Profs. Bruckert and Parent (23 April 2013)

The following motion will be presented from the floor at QUFA’s Spring General Meeting (12:30-2:30 p.m., 24 April, in Ellis Hall Auditorium): [Note: this motion was passed unanimously.] Whereas University of Ottawa Department of Criminology Professors Colette Parent and Christine … Continue reading

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Mark Jones, Text and Context at Queen’s [Response to the Provost re the Free Speech Wall and Michael Mason] (17 April 2013)

As published in the Whig-Standard Opinions section, 17 April 2013, under the rubric “Academic Freedom”: “Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.” -Bob Dylan Recently Queen’s administrators approved the erection of a “free speech wall” by the Queen’s Students for Liberty and almost immediately … Continue reading

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PACC Report for the Spring General Meeting, 24 April (posted 16 April 2013)

As submitted on behalf of the Political Action and Communications Committee (PACC), 16 April 2013: PACC Report for the QUFA Spring General Meeting of Wed., 24 April 2013

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Referendum: 96% Support Public Non-Profit Hospital (posted 15 April 2013)

As emailed by Ross Sutherland to community members, 15 April 2013. Media Release – April 15, 2013. 9,885 People Vote in Kingston Hospital Referendum: 96%  Support Public Non-Profit Hospital Kingston –  On Saturday April 13,  9,885 people voted at 55 … Continue reading

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Referendum: Vote YES to Keep Our Hospitals Public (posted 10 April 2013)

 Referendum on Providence Care Hospital:  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 12, Biosciences Atrium  Vote YES to Keep our Hospitals Public! http://www.keepourhospitalspublic.org   

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OCUFA releases new paper on university productivity (3 April 2013)

As emailed to member associations by Graeme Stewart, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA), 3 April 2013: Dear Colleagues, Today, OCUFA released a research paper examining recent proposals around increasing university productivity as part of its Trends in Higher Education series. … Continue reading

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