Category Archives: News & Events

September 30: #StudentStrike against anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism

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Dear OCADFA members,  Students across Canada are taking action today on a  student-led strike against anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism. The strike will also commemorate Orange Shirt Day and take place online in a series of webinars:  11am to 12:30pm: Why we strike and Orange Shirt Day teach-in 1pm to 2:15pm: Defund the police and cops off campus 2:30pm to 3:30pm: Barriers   …Continue Reading


Scholar Strike Canada Ways To Get Involved

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Dear OCADFA members, #ScholarStrikeCanada has gained support from OCUFA and CAUT in the last 48 hrs. We are rapidly developing public digital teach-ins that you can use and direct students to.  Information about the program is on this page and will be updated soon to provide zoom upload links for the teach-ins. We recognize the   …Continue Reading


OCADFA Scholar Strike Statement

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September 2, 2020 OCADFA, the York University Faculty Association(YUFA), and the Executives of the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) and the Ryerson Facutly Association (RFA) condemn racist policing and related forms of institutionalized violence. We stand in solidarity with Black, Indigenous, and other racialized communities in Toronto and across North America on Turtle Island.   …Continue Reading


Scholar Strike Canada for Black Lives

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Dear OCADFA members, OCADFA joins the other Faculty Associations across the GTA, the Executives of the  University of Toronto Faculty Association and the Ryerson Faculty Association and the York Faculty Association in supporting Scholar Strike Canada. Scholar Strike for Black Lives in Canada will take place on Sept 9th & 10th, 2020.  For these two days, we   …Continue Reading


Fall 2020 Orientation

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Join us for our fall orientation for the 2020/21 academic year on September 3rd, from 2 to 3PM via Teams. Find out more about OCADFA, what we do and how we support you in your work at OCAD University.