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Open Letter to the McGill Administration

Dear Principal Fortier et al, We have some questions regarding ramping up and bringing Faculty members, staff and students back on campus. Considering the following; – The second wave is here with a vengeance, over 750 new cases today (28/09/20).

In Support of statement by the McGill Black Faculty Caucus

The following letter was sent to Principal Suzanne Fortier, in support of the statement of the McGill Black Faculty Caucus

Statement on the James McGill statue

Dear members,  At the Union Council meeting of August 26th, a motion was passed in support of our black and indigenous brothers and sisters in their call for the removal of the James McGill statue. As part of this motion,

Statement on the Police Murder of George Floyd

Dear MUNACA Members, I write to you today regarding what is happening in the United States. On May 25th a Black man was murdered by police officers in Minneapolis. George Floyd was killed for apparently trying to purchase groceries with

Annual General Meeting 2020

Dear Members of MUNACA, We hope you are safe and doing well under the circumstances. We are writing to you today to inform you about some changes to our Annual General Meeting date. According to our bylaws, the Annual General

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


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,


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