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  • September 21, 2015

    Scientists and researchers want change in federal science policy

    During Science Literacy Week, scientists and researchers are meeting across Canada to discuss the need to address the science policy crisis in Canada.
  • September 11, 2015

    CAUT condemns violent threats against feminists at UofT

    CAUT condemns the violent threats posted anonymously on-line targeting feminist professors and students at the University of Toronto.
  • September 4, 2015

    CAUT Labour Day Statement – 2015

    On this Labour Day, CAUT celebrates the achievements of the trade union movement in contributing to better terms and conditions of employment for working people.
  • August 19, 2015

    UBC Chair should step down during academic freedom investigation

    CAUT is calling on the Chair of the Board of Governors of UBC to step aside while an investigation is underway into allegations he interfered with the academic freedom of a faculty member.
  • July 27, 2015

    Decent work for a decent education

    Precarious work is bad for education, unfair to teachers and students, and must be better regulated. This is the message sent by the delegates at the 7th World Congress of the EI global union federation, who voted in favor of a resolution co-sponsored by CAUT.
  • June 30, 2015

    Bill C-377 becomes law

    The Conservative government used his Senate majority to force the adoption of Bill C-377. Unless this Bill is reversed with the election of a new federal government this Fall or neutralized in Courts, Faculty associations will be forced in a near future to track down and release thousands of transactions.
  • June 26, 2015

    Ontario must link stand-alone nursing degree with academic freedom

    CAUT strongly endorses the position paper of OPSEU with respect to the province’s consideration of allowing colleges to offer stand-alone nursing degrees.
  • June 26, 2015

    Urgent Action: Stop Bill C-377

    On June 25, Conservatives in the Senate gave notice to introduce a motion to limit debate and force a final vote on Bill C-377, anti-labour legislation that would impose onerous reporting requirements on CAUT and all its member associations.
  • June 25, 2015

    New CSA Standard has been released on nanomaterials and occupational safety

    The national body that creates occupational health and safety standards has released its new standard on nanomaterials in the workplace.
  • June 17, 2015

    CAUT Statement on National Aboriginal Day

    CAUT marks National Aboriginal Day on June 21, 2015 by acknowledging the tremendous contributions of Aboriginal peoples to our universities and colleges, our academic staff associations, our communities, and our country.