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Member Handbooks!

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OCADFA is excited to announce that we now have Member Handbooks specifically geared towards two of our historically underrepresented and precarious labour groups: Sessional Faculty and Teaching/Research Assistants! We would like to thank Elena Chou for her excellent work in drafting the Teaching/Research Assistant handbook, and all the members who participated in our Teaching Assistant   …Continue Reading


OCADFA Membership Meeting and Workshops

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(Please note the following is subject to change. Event invitations will be sent closer to the event)


A Safe Return – Statement from OCADFA President Min Sook Lee

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August 26, 2021 Dear OCADFA members, A Safe Return Like many of you I want to return to teaching in person.  I also know a safe return to campus will only be possible if we combine multiple strategies to combat the looming fourth wave of COVID-19.  These strategies include upgrading our ventilation systems, maintaining social   …Continue Reading


Survey on impacts of transition to remote academic labour at GTA universities

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Research study on Differential impacts of transition to remote academic labour at GTA universities during the COVID-19 pandemic Message from the researchers: Dear Colleague, We are inviting academics at GTA universities to complete an online survey about the impact of remote working during the first year of the pandemic on their experiences of research, teaching   …Continue Reading


OCADFA Newsletter (Vol. 1, Iss 5 Summer 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