Category Archives: Provincial and National Context

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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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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Ontario’s New Tuition Framework (28 March 2013)

As sent to member associations by Mark Rosenfeld, Executive Director, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA), 28 March 2013: Dear Colleagues: Today, Minister of Training, Colleges, and Universities Brad Duguid announced a new tuition framework for Ontario’s higher education institutions. The new … 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: Comments on the New Federal Budget (22 March 2013)

As emailed by the Canadian Association of University Teachers to members on 22 March 2013: CAUT Media Release – Federal Budget (22 March 2013)

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David Doorey, Senior Tory Senator Lambasts Conservatives for Politically Motivated Attacks on Unions (15 February 2013)

For this post, please see Doorey’s Workplace Law Blog.

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Paul Young, Letter to Stephen Harper re Bill C-377 (13 December 2012)

Letter to Harper re Bill C-377 – 13 Dec. 2012, as sent 13 December 2012: The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Dear Mr. Harper, On behalf of the 1100 faculty, librarian, and archivist members of Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), I … Continue reading

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