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  • 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.
  • November 2, 2015

    Profs claim academic freedom compromised at U of Calgary

    According to a CBC investigation, senior academics are alleging that Enbridge inappropriately interfered in the University’s Centre for Corporate Sustainability after the company provided a donation.
  • October 26, 2015

    Western librarians and archivists vote to strike

    Librarians and archivists with the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association have voted 98 per cent in favour of strike action. If conciliation is not successful, UWOFA's Board of Directors is now authorized to call a strike when and if it is deemed necessary.
  • October 20, 2015

    Academics urge Trudeau government to act swiftly on education and research priorities

    The Canadian Association of University Teachers is congratulating Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party on their election victory, and is urging the new government to move quickly to deliver on promises made during the campaign.
  • October 19, 2015

    Why the secrecy at Carleton U?

    The Canadian Association of University Teachers has issued a strong rebuke of Carleton University’s Board of Governors for holding meetings in secret.
  • October 15, 2015

    Investigation concludes UBC leadership violated academic freedom

    The Canadian Association of University Teachers is calling on the leadership of the University of British Columbia to be held accountable for interfering in the academic freedom of a faculty member.
  • October 13, 2015

    McMaster Librarians vote 100% in favor of a strike

    With a high voter turnout, academic librarians at McMaster University have voted 100% in favor of striking if they are unable to reach a fair and reasonable settlement with the administration.
  • October 7, 2015

    Fed up with precarious work, academic staff speak out for fair and full employment

    CAUT supports all those in precarious work, including many students and recent graduates, and calls for the improvement of working conditions.
  • September 23, 2015

    Mount Saint Vincent University academic staff vote in favour of strike

    MSVUFA filed for conciliation on August 26 after talks stalled on key issues addressing the compensation gap between academic staff at MSVU and other post-secondary institutions in Nova Scotia.