Monthly Archives: April 2021

OCADFA Monthly Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 3 (April 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 relations.    This land   …Continue Reading

CAUT’s Censure of UofT

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Dear OCADFA, On April 23, 2021,  Delegates to the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) Council voted to censure the University of Toronto because of the Administration’s failure to resolve concerns regarding academic freedom stemming from a hiring scandal in the Faculty of Law. “When reviewing all the evidence, CAUT Council delegates concluded that the   …Continue Reading

Negotiations Update – Heading to Arbitration

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Yesterday, our Negotiations Chair sent the following update to the OCADFA membership: Dear OCADFA members, I am writing with an update on our current negotiations. For over a year, OCADFA’s bargaining team has represented our collective interests to secure a new contract.  We secured a mandate from you and have worked hard to ensure we   …Continue Reading

Calling for the Resignation of Ross Romano and Robert Haché

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During yesterday’s OCADFA Board Meeting the following motion was passed calling for the resignations of Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, as well as Robert Haché, President of Laurentian University, along with his senior leadership team. Whereas: The financial crisis facing Laurentian was created by the provincial government, which has chronically underfunded Ontario’s   …Continue Reading

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