Category Archives: CAUT

CAUT Newsletter – News on Greyson and Loubani, Alberta University Cuts

Read online: http://www.caut.ca/newswire?utm_source=CAUT+NewsWire+EN&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=September+2013

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Mounting Crisis at St. Paul’s University

Faculty associations are rally behind academic faculty and librarians at St. Paul’s University http://ustpaul.ca/ in response to the recent termination of an academic librarian due to financial contingency reasons and further attempts to terminate faculty. The Ontario Federation of University … Continue reading

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LAC nominated for the annual Canadian Association of Journalists’ Code of Silence Award

In the Wall Street Journal in New York , May 4, it was noted that the Library and Archives Canada was nominated by the Canadian Association of Journalists for its …”code of conduct that keeps staff members from speaking at … Continue reading

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Responses to Access Copyright’s Lawsuit Against York University

CBC Article – http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2013/04/14/copyright-universities.html?cmp=rss CAUT’s letter to Access Copyright, dated April 9, 2013. Blog Responses: Michael Geist’s “Access Copyright’s Desperate Declaration of War Against Fair Dealing“

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Muzzling Librarians and Archivists – A Growing Trend in Canada

First you hear about academic librarians being sued for speaking publicly about  their professional views and now you hear how the Canadian Government is imposing a code of behavior that seeks to prevent librarians and archivists at the Library and … Continue reading

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Canadian Heritage at Risk – Government Cuts Threatening Canada’s History

Are any of our politicians really listening? The government’s public proclamation that the LAC digitization of collections will some how fill the void created by a 20% loss of 500 employees, the elimination of grants and funding to support archival … Continue reading

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News from Library and Archives Canada

Wondering what has been happening at LAC? Here is a summary of lay-offs and changes being circulated (in formally) in our community: Number of LAC staff pre-WFA (Work Force Adjustments): 1065 laid off Number of LAC staff post-WFA: 850 laid … Continue reading

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CAUT posters in support of LAC available here!

Print and distribute posters directing your colleagues and faculty to sign the CAUT petition and inform our community about what is happening with the Library and Archives Canada. Post them in your library and faculty departments. Poster in PDF format … Continue reading

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Message from Scott Prudham, President of UTFA, about USMC Collective Agreement

Read attached (pdf) News Release re USMC ratification October 9 2012 or see below: News Release October 9, 2012 Faculty and Librarians at the University of St. Michael’s College Ratify First Collective Agreement TORONTO – Unionized faculty and librarians at … Continue reading

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Governance Issues at the University of Toronto – Open Forum Organized by UTFA Oct. 11 – This Thursday!

Who Makes Decisions at the University? UT librarians have struggled to remain participants at the various levels of the University of Toronto over the decades. Today, given the pivotal role academic librarians play in ensuring that our institution has access … Continue reading

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