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CAUT Labour Day Statement

The message below is the CAUT Labour Day Statement originally published by the CAUT. The message also appears in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon.  (Ottawa – September 1, 2016) The Canadian Association of University Teachers marks Labour Day by recognizing and celebrating the contributions of the trade union movement in Canada. Through collective representation and […]

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Equity in the Classroom

Written by Rhonda Semple, this article originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. September is welcomed by most academics with a mixture of excitement about the promise of new courses and fresh minds, and the resignation that not all (or any) of our great new assignments will work as planned and that […]

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President’s Message

Originally published in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. The beginning of any academic term is, for most, an exciting time of year as we welcome new students and new StFXAUT members, introduce new instructional strategies and elements into our courses and labs, and continue the journey of developing students’ skills in communication, critical […]

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Reminders

From Spring 2016 edition of The Beacon The deadline to submit the StFXAUT Sponsorship Application Form is October 1st. The StFXAUT invites sponsorship requests from organizations committed to education, labour, social justice, and community development. The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) offers Health and Dental Benefits for Retirees. To learn more about monthly premiums for residents of […]

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On (some of) the problems with merit pay

Written by Brad Long, this article first appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of The Beacon Academic excellence lives within our ranks; although the Administration can provide the conditions that enable excellence to flourish, the realization of excellence rests with members of the StFXAUT who are on the front lines of delivering the academic mission of […]

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President’s Message

Full transcript of the President’s Report presented at the Annual General Meeting of the StFXAUT membership on May 4, 2016 by Brad Long Welcome everyone. My report consists simply of several updates from my vantage as President, a few reminders, and a few words of thanks. I’ll start with a note about students. One of the […]

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CAUT Statement for International Women’s Day 2016

CAUT Statement for International Women’s Day 2016 International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the gains that have been made toward achieving fairness and equity for women in Canada and around the world. It is also an occasion to remind ourselves that many inequities and injustices remain. In Canada’s universities and colleges, women continue […]

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CAUT Bulletin: Confronting everyday racism on Canadian campuses

CAUT Bulletin: Confronting everyday racism on Canadian campuses Vol 63, No 2, February 2016  

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CAUT’S New Activist Workshop

Written by Susan MacKay, this article originally appeared in the Winter 2016 Edition of The Beacon. On Thursday, November 26, I had the opportunity to participate in the inaugural New Activist Workshop, hosted by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) in Ottawa. Before I reflect on what I learned during the workshop, let me […]

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Issues impacting Part-Time Academic Instructors

Written by Philip Girvan, this article first appeared in the Winter 2016 edition of The Beacon. Canadian post-secondary institutions have become increasingly dependent on temporary or Contract Academic Staff (CAS). CAUT director of research and political action, Sylvain Schetagne, notes in the October 2015 issue of the CAUT/ACPPU Bulletin, that “[m]ore than 30 per cent of […]

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