Monthly Archives: June 2013

Letters from Canadian Organizations Sent to Minister James Moore Concerning LAC

The Royal Society of Canada, Letter May 27, 2013. Ex-Libris Association, Letter June 6, 2013

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University of Toronto Faculty Association sends letter to Rector Beauvais, St. Paul’s University

Please find enclosed a letter from the president of UTFA, Prof. Scott Prudham, to the Mme Chantal Beauvais, Rector, Saint Paul University concerning the recent termination of an academic librarian. LETTER-UTFA.

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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 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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“Scientists for the Right to Know” – Faculty at the University of Toronto Speak Up

The increasing ‘muzzling of scientists’ on various levels and in different areas has prompted a group of faculty at the University of Toronto with colleagues across Canada to form a new public awareness group about the increasing restrictions being imposed … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Fellows Vote for Certification at the University of Toronto

On April 26, 2013, Postdoctoral Fellows voted on a CUPE application for trade union certification. On June 3, 2013, the results were tallied and resulted in certification.

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