Sign this Letter! Support OCADFA’s Alternative Budget!

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Dear OCADFA, On Monday December 7th, OCADFA will be presenting  OCAD U’s 2020/21 Alternative Budget to the Board of Governors. The meeting runs from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.  If you can attend this meeting, please email chuang@ocadu.ca  for the zoom link.  I encourage everyone to attend this meeting.  OCADFA’s alternative budget re-invests in OCAD University’s core mission: transformative education   …Continue Reading


Alternative Budget: Public Letter in Support and Attendance at Monday’s Board of Governors Meeting

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Dear OCADFA members, I am writing to urge our members to sign a public letter in support OCADFA’s Alternative Budget and to attend Monday’s Board of Governors meeting (4:30-7:30 p.m.). To secure a zoom link to the BoG meeting on Dec 7th please email Christine Huang (chuang@ocadu.ca).  You can read our primer on the Administration’s budget here. We will also be meeting this   …Continue Reading


OCADU Alternative Budget

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Dear OCADFA members, I’m pleased to share with you OCAD U’s 2020/21 Alternative Budget.  This alternative budget re-invests in OCAD University’s core mission: transformative education through art & design.  In recent years OCAD U has adopted an austerity agenda that’s compromised the student learning experience, academic integrity and working conditions for faculty and staff.  We have   …Continue Reading


OCAD U Alt Budget 2020-21

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It’s time for OCAD University’s budgetary priorities to match its mission statement.  We need a budget that prioritizes community over capital. The OCAD U 2020/21 Alternative Budget, produced by OCADFA speaks to the need to reinvest in OCAD U and offers concrete mechanisms to do so.  Our Alternative Budget proposes viable changes to the operating budget that re-centres the   …Continue Reading


OCAD United

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Hi OCADFA members, OCAD United In December the Board of Governors (BoG) will be presented the recommendations from the external third party review they commissioned earlier this year.  OCADFA has secured time in the agenda to present an alternative budget.    We want to have a strong community voice at this meeting. If you are able to   …Continue Reading