Category Archives: York University

York University Faculty Association – Negotiations breakdown and mediation called…

York University Faculty and librarians called to General Meeting to discuss next steps, Feb. 3, 2016, see http://www.yufa.ca/bargaining-update-11-general-membership-meeting-to-discuss-options-as-conciliation-fails-and-the-parties-enter-mediation/

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The Salaries of U of T Academic Librarians – Growing Inequities?

The University of Toronto Library system with 43 libraries and more than 13 million books ranks third, after the libraries at Harvard and Yale in North America (see http://news.utoronto.ca/back-school-u-t-library-system-ranked-top-three-harvard-and-yale ) in terms of size and scope – and yet, our librarians … 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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Prof. John Greyson & Dr. Tarek Loubani – Sign the Petition for their Immediate Release

Prof. John Greyson, York University, and Dr. Tarek Loubani, Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care, were on route to GAZA to commence a collaborative project with the University of Western Ontario, York University and Al Shifa Hospital, when they were arrested … 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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ACCESS Copyright: Lawsuit Launched Against York University

Today Access Copyright issued a news release about the launching of a lawsuit against York University, see this Access Copyright News Release.

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Discussion about Donors and Academic Freedom at the University of Waterloo

“Daylong session in Waterloo, Ont., prompted by recent debates over donor influence at some Canadian universities.” http://www.universityaffairs.ca/administrators-faculty-meet-to-discuss-academic-freedom.aspx  Sept. 19, 2012. University Affairs

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