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LAURENTIAN UNIVERSITY:FROM SURPLUS TO INSOLVENCY, 2001-2021

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This is a brief overview of the last two decades in Laurentian University’s budget-planning and financial results. It draws on information available in Laurentian University’s financial statements as well as other publicly available information. Links to sources have been provided. https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1i7P57g7wMuCoxtUKUDnmhh2i4cYQe8v8G0AaRxeJaRA&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2


PD Submissions are due today

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Just a reminder that PD submissions are due today. You have until the end of the day to submit. OCADU Professional Development Form 2019 Direct Deposit Agreement


OCADFA Monthly Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 4 (May 2021)

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OCADFA acknowledges the sacred land on which we live and work. For over 15,000 years this land has been home to Indigenous people who have lived and continue to live in relation with the land in ways that have been proven to be ecologically sustainable and vital, and that deepen our humanity by honouring our   …Continue Reading


Solidary letters in support of OCADU Librarians keep pouring in

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We’ve been collecting open letters addressed to OCADU President Ana Serrano condemning the move to terminate four longstanding academic librarians: Open letter from the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) Open letter from the McMaster University Academic Librarians’ Association (MUALA) Open letter from Ryerson University Librarians, members of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) Open letter   …Continue Reading


Don’t Put The Hook to OCADU Professional Academic Librarians

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The campaign in support of OCADU’s librarians is ramping up. On May 4th, 2021 four senior academic librarians who work at OCAD University were laid off (as of June 1, 2021) because the Administration has decided to restructure the library.   Together, the four people who lost their jobs in the middle of a pandemic have   …Continue Reading