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Class Struggle

From CBC Radio Sunday Edition: “Class Struggle” (September 7, 2014). Ira Bassen’s documentary looks at the plight of part-time teachers in Canadian universities.

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Most University Undergrads Now Taught by Poorly Paid Part-timers

From the CBC:  “Most University Undergrads Now Taught by Poorly Paid Part-timers:  Universities Increasing Use of Sessional, Contract Academic Staff” by Ira Basen (September 7, 2014).

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Secret Side of Higher Learning

From “The Chronicle Herald”:  “Secret Side of Higher Learning” by Frances Willick

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Faculty Unions Sabotaging Universities: Frank McKenna

Excerpt from “Faculty Unions Sabotaging Universities:  Frank McKenna” by Amanda Fraser (www.allnovascotia.com).

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University of Victoria Unionization

An article posted on The Tyee website about University of Victoria unionization:  “As BC Universities Fret Over Bottom Line, Faculties Unionize”

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CAUT Urges Royal Society to Defend Canada’s Cultural Heritage

CAUT Bulletin (Vol 61 | No 1 | January 2014)

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CBC Documentary: “Silence of the Labs”

“Silence of the Labs” Scientists across the country are expressing growing alarm that federal cutbacks to research programs monitoring areas that range from climate change and ocean habitats to public health will deprive Canadians of crucial information.    

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