Category Archives: News & Events

Sessional Town Hall & Membership Survey

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Dear sessional colleagues, This year is shaping up to be even more uncertain and unknown than what you are used to. Many of us have yet to hear whether we will be teaching this fall or winter. With this in mind, OCADFA is organizing a Sessional Town Hall on the topic of employment practices and course   …Continue Reading


OCADFA Job Opportunity: Executive Director

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Executive Director Job Posting (pdf) OCDAFA is hiring an Executive Director (ED). The ED will provide leadership in fulfilling OCADFA’s mandate and the advancement of member rights. The ideal candidate is someone with demonstrated success in providing support for a member driven union; knowledge of the postsecondary sector, cultural workers’ issues, experience in advocacy work,   …Continue Reading


OCADFA Job Posting and more

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Dear OCADFA members, OCADFA is hiring an Executive Director (ED)  to support our work.  The ED will provide leadership in fulfilling OCADFA’s mandate and the advancement of member rights. The ED will support OCADFA’s work in bargaining, grievance handling and membership engagement. Additional duties include coordinating training initiatives for members and staff, liaising with other   …Continue Reading


NSCAD in Crisis

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My Dear Friends: Sitting presidents ask past presidents to comment publicly on current issues only in the most troubling and urgent situations. That’s why you’ve never heard from any OCADFA past president in this forum before, and why Min Sook asked me to write to you now: the firing of NSCAD President Dr. Aoife Mac   …Continue Reading


Statement of Solidarity Unist’ot’en Camp and the Wet’suwet’en Nation

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The OCAD University Faculty Association stands in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en HEREDITARY CHIEFS and activists at the Unist’ot’en Camp defending their territory and the environment. We are artists, designers and educators working in a university that has committed to take action towards decolonization.  The first principle in our Academic Plan: “OCAD U understands that transformative education   …Continue Reading