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  • November 26, 2015

    Nipissing faculty reach tentative agreement

    This morning, the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) announced that they reached a tentative agreement with the University administration, ending a three-week strike.
  • November 20, 2015

    Solidarity rally for Nipissing faculty

    Supporters of Nipissing University’s striking full-time faculty are rallying today in North Bay to call on the administration to return to the bargaining table. Professors are looking for a salary deal that is comparable to similar universities and guarantees secure full-time jobs.
  • November 19, 2015

    Report finds Brock U failed on academic freedom

    An investigation into Brock University’s handling of complaints under its Respectful Work and Learning Environment Policy says the University President should publicly apologize to professors whose academic freedom was violated.
  • November 19, 2015

    Investigation launched into U of Calgary academic freedom controversy

    CAUT just announced a formal investigation into alleged academic freedom violations at U of Calgary. Its decision follows a CBC investigation into the Enbridge Centre for Corporate Sustainability that raised concerns about inappropriate corporate influence.
  • November 13, 2015

    Flying and driving pickets show support for striking Nipissing faculty

    Marking the end of the second week of the labour dispute at Nipissing U, CAUT Defence Fund flying pickets are in North Bay and Bracebridge to show solidarity with full-time faculty fighting for a fair deal.
  • November 6, 2015

    Academic staff associations from across Canada join Nipissing picket lines

    Representatives from academic staff associations across the country are joining the full-time faculty at Nipissing on the picket lines today to show their solidarity. Strike action began on November 2 after talks ended between NUFA and the employer.
  • November 5, 2015

    Academics welcome reinstatement of the Census

    CAUT is welcoming today’s announcement that the Liberal government will restore the mandatory long-form Census. Eliminated in 2010 by the previous Conservative government, it was a critical source of data and information for academic researchers, policy-makers, urban planners and small businesses
  • November 5, 2015

    Urgent Appeal: CAUT Refugee Foundation

    The current Syrian refugee crisis has prompted the Executive Committee to reactivate the CAUT Refugee Foundation. The Foundation is a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency, allowing it to issue tax receipts.
  • November 4, 2015

    Alberta budget

    Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci’s first budget on October 27 was greeted with cautious optimism from the post-secondary community. The NDP government vows to provide stable funding for universities and colleges in the next two years.
  • November 2, 2015

    Strike at Nipissing University

    The union representing full-time faculty at Nipissing University has announced today that its members are on legal strike. In a press release, the Nipissing University Faculty Association announced that it has been trying to reach a fair settlement with the employer, but remain far apart on key issues.