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Letter to Provost Manfredi and VP Beauchamps – re: COVID-19

Dear Provost Manfredi and VP Beauchamps, On behalf of the undersigned Unions and Associations representing roughly 10,000 non-academic staff, we have the following recommendations for improving labour relations and dealing effectively with the Coronavirus that is having a serious impact

COVID-19 BULLETIN #2

Dear Members, We recognise that these are very trying and stressful times. We also realise that the COVID-19 crisis is new to all and it is difficult to manage. There are many things to consider and many challenges to face,

ARTICLE 19 CLOSING OF THE UNIVERSITY

Dear MUNACA Colleagues, I invite you to review Article 19 in the collective agreement: ARTICLE 19 CLOSING OF THE UNIVERSITY 19.01 If, as a result of circumstances beyond its control, the University decides to authorise the majority of employees to

Open Letter to Principal Fortier COVID-19

Dear Principal Fortier, We the representatives of unions and associations would like to address our concerns over the way McGill ‘s administration has handled the COVID-19 crisis. We are loath to say the reaction to this crisis is the same

Commemoration event for the victims of the January 29, 2017, Quebec City Mosque shooting victims

11AM, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Macdonald Engineering Building Mezzanine817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C3 McGill’s Associate Provost (Equity & Academic Policies), the Institute of Islamic Studies, and the Muslim Students Association will hold a commemoration event for the

Student March Against Bill 21

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

On December 6th 1989 a lone gunman assasinated 14 women and injured 14 others. Now 30 years later – across Canada and Québec – we remember and honour the victims of this anti-feminist attack. This is a dark day in Canadian history

Walkout for fossil fuel divestment: Nov.12, 2019

Since 2012, McGill students, faculty and staff have demanded that the university divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry. This is a matter of climate justice: divestment is necessary to address the past, present and anticipated social, ecological and

Commuter Train Meeting

As many of you are aware, two major commuter train lines will be interrupted for up to the next four years. An inter-union group has been working through the summer on different ways to address the issue. All members affected by the

Fall BBQ

Come join us Friday, October 4th, 2019 for our annual Fall BBQ. We’ll be serving burgers, sausages, vegetarian and vegan options, and more at the Three Bares Field from 12:00-14:00. Hope to see you there!

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