Monthly Archives: November 2012

Questions Raised About Bonuses Paid to Dr. Caron at LAC?

Two French newspapers have commented on the questions raised by bonuses given to the Director of the Library and Archives of Canada, Le Journal de Montreal, http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2012/11/27/des-compressions-bidon and TVA Nouvelles, http://tvanouvelles.ca/lcn/infos/national/archives/2012/11/20121127-210131.html .

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USMC Reaches Tentative Agreement with CUPE 3902, Unit 4

“The agreement is for the period from July 1, 2012, through to June 30, 2014.  It will now move to the ratification processes of both parties… As a result of this tentative settlement, the Union’s strike activity has ceased 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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14 Days Given to Nominate Candidates for the Position of President at the University of Toronto

Announcement was made November 19, 2013 and the deadline is December 3, 2012. For details can be found on this website: http://www.governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/Page498.aspx

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Accreditation and Academic Freedom

A recent move by American “Council for Higher Education Accreditation has joined the American Association of University Professors in urging accreditors to take steps to ensure that the protection of academic freedom is a central concern in their evaluation of … Continue reading

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University of St. Michael’s College: Teaching Assistants, Part-time Instructors, Continuing Education Instructors on Strike

CUPE 3902, Unit 4 is currently on strike as of yesterday, November 15, 2012. Support for the group is being organized across the campus.  Unit 4 is comprised of all persons employed by the University of St. Michael’s College on … Continue reading

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UTFA Survey for Librarians and Teaching Stream at the University of Toronto on Scholarship

The link to the UTFA survey has been distributed this afternoon via an email to all members. The deadline for completing the survey is next Sunday, November 18. If you are an UTFA member and you did not receive this … Continue reading

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