Category Archives: CAUT

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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CAUT Analysis of the Federal Budget 2013 (25 March 2013)

As sent to member associations by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), 25 March 2013: CAUT Analysis of Federal Budget 2013 Excerpt:

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CAUT Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (21 March 2013)

As emailed by the Canadian Association of University Teachers to members on 21 March 2013: Today the Canadian Association of University Teachers commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination — a day whose origin was on March … Continue reading

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CAUT: House of Commons Passes Anti-labour Bill C-377 (12 December 2012)

As emailed by Jim Turk, Executive Director, Canadian Association of University Teachers, to member associations, 12 December 2012: The House of Commons narrowed passed anti-labour Bill C-377 this evening by a 147-135 margin. The Bill now goes to the Senate.

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QUFA Endorses CAUT Report on Michael Mason (16 October 2012)

At its meeting today QUFA Council unanimously passed the following resolution (four abstentions): Resolved that QUFA Council finds the CAUT Ad Hoc Investigatory Committee Report on the situation and treatment of Dr. Michael Mason in the Department of History at Queen’s University to be credible, … Continue reading

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CAUT Declares an ALERT for Concordia University College of Alberta (2 October 2012)

As emailed by the Executive Committee, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), to the CAUT Discussion List, 2 October 2012: CAUT has issued an ALERT to draw attention to the serious threat to the collective bargaining rights of the faculty … Continue reading

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CAUT: Assault on labour rights and post-secondary education (21 September 2012)

As emailed by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) to member associations, 21 September 2012. September 21, 2012 M E M O R A N D U M 12:38 TO:  Presidents and Senior Administrative Officers, Local, Provincial and Federated … Continue reading

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