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Message From The UWFA President

Dear Members, By now, I am sure you have read the disturbing news regarding Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister’s as of yet indeterminate plans to cut funding to universities, as well as the public sector, in order to pay for the costs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since...

Letter To Members

Dear Members, Many of you were understandably concerned by yesterday’s message from Government and the Employer. UWFA was present for the teleconference between the public sector and quasi-public sector unions that was held yesterday. Government met with employers...

Update From UWFA On COVID-19

Dear Members, Many of you have questions following today’s announcement regarding cancelling live classes effective Monday, March 16. You are not being mandated to move your courses to an online platform. You are being asked to advise your Chair your views on how...

Student Climate Strike Events

Please see the following message from UWFA President Dr Jacqueline Romanow: UWFA Members are likely aware of the growing international school strike for climate movement, in which students take time off from class to participate in demonstrations, seeking action to...

Our Universities, Our Future

The Manitoba Organization of Faculty Associations is hosting an All-Party forum on post-secondary education in diazepam advance of the provincial election. More information is...

Today @theuwfa authorized a solidarity donation to our colleagues @cupe_3906! We’re with you in your fight for a fair contract!

UWFA Fall General Membership Meeting this Monday at 12.30 via Zoom!

Healthy democracies/societies need investment in higher ed. The government of Manitoba continues to dangle threats of defunding using illegitimate metrics models. This is myopic move and harmful to all Manitobans. Investing in universities is an investment in Manitoba! @theuwfa https://twitter.com/MOFA_FAPUM/status/1595455047516700673