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OCUFA looking out for faculty rights read more …

For several months, OCUFA has been working to protect faculty rights in regards to two new pieces of legislation – Bill 8, The Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014 and Bill 10, Amendments to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act.

Western professor wins OCUFA Teaching Award read more …

Margaret Jane Kidnie, a professor in the Department of English and Writing Studies and UWOFA member, has won a prestigious teaching award from the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA).

Part-time issues featured on The Agenda read more …

The issue of part-time and contract work was highlighted on a recent episode of The Agenda with Steve Paikin.

Scrapping TransformUS is a win for all read more …

UWOFA welcomes the news that the University of Saskatchewan has cancelled its TransformUS initiative.

Windsor University Faculty Association hard at work on Labour Day read more …

The president of the Windsor University Faculty Association (WUFA) delivered an emotional speech at the city's annual Labour Day parade and rally.

The Plight of Hidden Academics read more …

The Agenda's Steve Paikin explores the issues affecting contract faculty at Ontario universities.

Ontario election and higher education read more …

Head to OCUFA's election website to learn where the parties stand on post-secondary education.

Canadian academics rally behind professor Buckingham read more …

More than 1,700 Canadian academics are standing behind professor Robert Buckingham by signing an open letter to the University of Saskatchewan Board of Governors.

HEQCO report incomplete read more …

OCUFA president Kate Lawson has responded to a report from the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario that argues professors need to be teaching more.

Dispute Over the Future of Basic Research in Canada read more …

A New York Times article that looks into the Canadian government's preference for commercially viable scientific innovation.

Dressing up a modest budget for post-secondary education read more …
Unions, students boycott uOttawa's budget consultations read more …
AUNBT ratifies tentative collective agreement read more …
Mount Allison faculty members thank students read more …
Pushing back in the UK read more …
Mount Allison and UNB updates read more …
UWOFA stands in solidarity with UNB faculty on strike read more …

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