CAUT is an outspoken defender of academic freedom. Therefore it has a duty to intervene further to the tabling of Private Member’s Bill 234, an Act to amend the Charter of the Université de Montréal.
Briefs & Reports
CAUT Submission Concerning the Modernization of Labour Standards Under the Canada Labour Code (January 2018)
CAUT would like to see the federal labour code amended to address the growing inequality among workers by making improvements to the Canada Labour Code.
Bill C-59, while addressing many of the concerns raised by the previous anti-terrorism legislation, needs further amendments in order to better safeguard both the security and civil liberties of Canadians.
Report of the Independent Committee of Inquiry into the Situation of Dr. Denis Rancourt at the University of Ottawa (December 2017)
Beginning in the early 2000s, the UofO tenured professor became involved with his employer in an escalating series of disputes over the pedagogy and grading of his assigned courses that culminated in his termination.
The latest issue of CAUT’s Education Review highlights what is at stake in the upcoming legislative review of the Copyright Act. Currently, the Act balances just remuneration for authors and allowing educators and researchers to make knowledge accessible. Corporate publishers are working hard to change the balance to restrict the use of copyrighted works in the education sector.