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90th Anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike

Please see below for a motion made by the Hon. Bill Blaikie on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 to the Manitoba Legislature. Bill Blaikie is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Winnipeg.
**LEGISLATIVE…

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Report of the President to the Annual General Meeting

By Kristine Hansen, UWFA President
Labour Management Committee (LMC): The LMC, a joint UWFA-Employer body, was struck for the first time this year, and it is functioning as a forum for resolution of…

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U of W Faculty and their Student Loans  

By Tracy Whalen and Pauline Greenhill
A quick glance at the Collective Agreement—-in fact, common knowledge—-tells us that UWFA members earn different salaries and find themselves in different pay scales…

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Salem Bland & Academic Freedom at Wesley College  

By Tom Faulkner (Theology and Global College)

Image Citation: Lawren Harris, Dr. Salem Bland, 1925 (AGO ID 3545). *© The Family of Lawren S. Harris. From the Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario…

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University Budget Issues

By Mike McIntyre, Psychology
In our discussion following our meeting with the administration on April 6, I made two general comments about budget issues. These generated some interest and raised some…

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UW Libraries Not Exactly Stacked With Librarians  

By Michael Hohner, UWFA Librarian Representative
University of Winnipeg Library is poorly staffed compared to others in western Canada. Responses to a recent survey posted on the CAUT-Lib list revealed…

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Faculty News

Are you a Canadian academic with MS?
A research study is currently underway investigating how Canadian academics with multiple sclerosis (MS) negotiate the workplace. A goal of the study is to increase…

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The UWFA News - May 2009

We’ve just posted the most recent issue of the UWFA News. In this issue, you’ll find articles on everything from Salem Bland’s academic freedom issue in 1917 to the current University budget issues. Also,…

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UWFA Election Results

In the recent UWFA Elections, the following individuals were elected to the UWFA Executive Council.
Members-at-Large
Roewan Crowe
Richard Jochelson
Allen Mills
Collegiate Representative
Mike West
Instructor…

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Worker's Song

Enjoy this YouTube video of the Dropkick Murphys performing the Worker’s Song, a song about working, fighting and dying for things you don’t even own.

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