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Why is academic freedom prolonging the Ontario college strike?

This morning, I had the opportunity to talk with CBC radio morning shows about academic freedom: what is it and why is it important to...

Les cinq priorités du NPD

La lune de miel de la carrière d’un politicien n’est probablement pas un bon moment pour parler de ce qu’il nous reste à faire. Mais...

Re-engaging unions in the fight against fascism

In Charlottesville, Virginia, when a car ploughed into a crowd of anti-racist activists killing Heather Heyer and...

News from CALM

November 8, 2017

Why is academic freedom prolonging the Ontario college strike?

This morning, I had the opportunity to talk with CBC radio morning shows about academic freedom: what is it and why is it important to professors. And most importantly, why is it so important that it’s at the centre of a 4-week strike that has no end in sight?

Government ordered to pay lawyers for being on-call

The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered that federal lawyers must be paid when they are on standby.

Striking Ontario college faculty gather at legislature as bargaining resumes

More than 3,000 striking faculty from Ontario colleges and supporters gathered at Queen’s Park on Thursday, just hours after negotiations resumed between the Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union (OPSEU), the union representing faculty, and the College Employer Council.

Saskatchewan report outlines the help needed by workers experiencing domestic violence

Mandatory workplace education is crucial for supporting workers experiencing domestic violence, a new report from Saskatchewan says.

Ontario’s college strike felt strongly at northern schools

The ongoing strike at Ontario’s 24 publically funded colleges puts some of the most vulnerable students at greater risk, say faculty at northern Ontario colleges.

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