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Briefs & Reports

As copyright term extension has been agreed to in the USMCA, CAUT has amended its July recommendations in an effort to ensure that the Copyright Act effectively balance the needs of all groups and communities within Canada.
CAUT strives for fair working conditions, compensation and benefits to foster quality teaching and innovative research while advancing equity and human rights within the profession.
Here is CAUT's brief to the Standing Committee on Heritage on the issue of remuneration models for artists and creative industries. Members write tens of thousands of articles, books and other works every year, making CAUT Canada’s largest creator group and a strong proponent of authors’ rights.
On March 20, 2017, Professor Andrew Potter, Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC), published an article in Maclean’s magazine entitled “How a snowstorm exposed Quebec’s real problem: social malaise,” reflecting on the March 15, 2017 blizzard that left hundreds of motorists stranded. (English only)
This report presents findings from a national survey of contract academic teaching staff at Canadian post-secondary institutions.