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TUFA Statement on Sept. 30th

Dear Colleagues, In June of this year, the federal government passed legislation marking September 30th as a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to ‘recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools.’  This date coincides with Orange Shirt Day, which began in 2013, and involves wearing orange shirts to honour Indigenous children pulled from their families … Read More

Political Action (Federal) / TUFA town hall

Dear Colleagues,  There are several campaigns related to the upcoming federal election that we are urging TUFA members to support.  As well, we would appreciate your feedback in advance of Friday’s town hall meeting. 1. CAUT: “For our Future” campaign CAUT has set up an easy to use page allowing you to send a message to … Read More

Further updates prior to start of classes

Dear Colleagues,  We are aware that TUFA members may be struggling to keep up with the evolving guidance and protocols in advance of the return to in-person teaching later this week. The Employer has posted a comprehensive FAQ, here. Any member who has not already done so should register their vaccination status as soon as possible (i.e. tonight if you … Read More