Monthly Archives: September 2013

September 23, 2013 Update on Tarek Loubani and John Greyson

Below is the latest information released in an email to the community from the team working behind the scenes to release Tarek and John: “We just learned that Tarek and John, accompanied by their lawyers, appeared before the Prosecutor General … Continue reading

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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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Members of the UTFA Librarians Committee (2013-2014)

The following members have been approved by the UTFA Council: Chair of UTFA Librarians Committee, Harriet Sonne de Torrens. Bobby Glushko (Librarian, Robarts Library) Brock Macdonald (Teaching Stream, Woodsworth College) Michael Attridge (Faculty, St. Michael’s University College) Christina Tooulias (Librarian, … Continue reading

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Compilation of Policies and Best Practices: UofT Librarians and Research Leaves

Looking for that one statement or clause pertaining to research leaves or research days? Not sure what your application for a research leave should include? The UTFA librarians committee has compiled this guide which might help: Final-Sep22-2013-ResearchLeavePolicies-Librarians

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Sunday New York Times: Silencing Scientists [in Canada]

Wonder why faculty at UofT are demonstrating at Queen’s Park and why librarians and archivists are upset about the LAC developments? The New York Times has written that even under George W. Bush, when scientists were restrained on certain issues, … Continue reading

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UofT Organized Rally at Queens Park – Scientists’ Right to Know – Sept. 16, 2013

Check out the video, see your colleagues speak out against increasing censorship in the sciences by the government, cutbacks at LAC, reps from across the campus and colleagues from York University: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ALFHhAcr-M&feature=youtu.be

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Greyson & Loubani – Event Tonight at University of Toronto to Show Our Support

LICK’IN – 1500 postcards to be sent tonight to Canadian officials to put pressure on Egyptian government to release humanitarian colleagues in Cairo prison. Location: INNIS TOWN HALL, 2 Sussex Avenue, University of Toronto. BRING STAMPS!  Time: 7pm. Join the … Continue reading

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