Ontario College of Art & Design Faculty Association


OCADFA Notes Issue #1

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We are excited to share this first newsletter with our members. Once a semester we will be reaching out to bring you useful information, share upcoming events, and profile faculty members as a way for all of us to get to know each other better. We invite you to contribute by sending us feedback, news, or   …Continue Reading

The Academic Plan: Autonomy, Academic Freedom and Discrimination

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Hello Everyone –  As we move into the semester’s final month, I hope everyone’s year has been productive and invigorating so far. Of course, we’re now into hiring season, and so some of what I say below relates to that. However, you’ll also see a fair bit that expands on what I said in my   …Continue Reading

Problems Abroad, Problems Within

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Hello everyone – I wish I could say that 2017 is humming along. Sadly, it isn’t. We have internal challenges, which I’ll address in a second, and some important requests regarding colleagues abroad and at home. First, as you know, there is widespread concern over the ban on entry to the United States for people   …Continue Reading

Bargaining, New Board Positions & New Email Addresses

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Hello everyone! New OCADFA board member: But first, as I announced at the end of also semester, Bodgan Luca has been elected to the OCADFA board, so I want to welcome him. Bargaining: Bill Leeming (our Negotiations Chair), the rest of the negotiations team and I spent this weekend in mediation with the Employer, with   …Continue Reading

2016 AGM Agenda & Proxy form

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Annual General Meeting The OCADFA’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 14th from noon to 3:00 p.m. in room 230, 100 McCaul St. AGM 2016 Agenda Proxies Every member of OCADFA is entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting of its members and we encourage you to attend the meeting yourself, to   …Continue Reading