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Article 7 Labour/Management Meeting Blog

Please note, this is an account of an Article 7: Quarterly Labour/Management Meeting between ULFA Executive and UofL Senior Administration, written by ULFA Executive members. Any details or opinions expressed herein are as they were understood or expressed by the ULFA Executive and are not necessarily those of the University of Lethbridge Board of Governors …

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ULFA Support for CAUT Emergency Resolution on Gaza

Dear Members, ULFA has heard serious concerns from its Members about the conflict in Gaza, the immense scale of human suffering, and the attacks on schools and universities in particular. The ULFA Executive has previously issued statements about academic freedom and student freedom of expression with regard to Gaza. Being a member organization of the …

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Joint Statement on Student Freedom of Expression and the Right of Peaceful Protest

We, the undersigned, defend the right of students to free expression and peaceful assembly at universities and colleges, and condemn those post-secondary institutions that have used violence to forcibly remove and repress students exercising those rights. Freedom of expression and assembly are enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which guarantees that everyone …

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ULFA President Statement on AB Bill 18

By now, much has been said about Bill 18, the proposed law tabled by the provincial government in April to vet all federal funding coming into Alberta, whether to infrastructure assistance for municipalities, or to Heritage Canada funding for cultural projects, or to research grants to academics. It is unclear the extent to which this …

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ULFA statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day

September 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and is also Orange Shirt Day. This day is both important and difficult, as a time for remembering Indigenous children and families harmed by Canada’s residential school system, for recognizing the continued effects of settler colonialism and intergenerational trauma, and for reacting by taking meaningful action.  …

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ULFA Cold Weather Picketing

ULFA Members are not required to be on the picket lines today (Tuesday, February 22nd) due to the extremely cold weather. A groups of Members will be voluntarily picketing the south entrance of the Main Campus from 12pm-1pm today for those who wish to join them. Please note ULFA’s Cold Weather Picketing Guidelines. If you …

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