comMUNACAtions – September 2015

The opinions expressed in this newsletter do not necessarily reflect the official opinions of MUNACA.



Welcome back, and welcome to our first newsletter digest. We hope you’ll find it easier to see at a glance what is new and find what interests you.

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calendarCheck the MUNACA Events Calendar for all important dates: Council and Committee meeting dates, member lunch-and-learn sessions, special events such as the barbecue and Christmas party, and Annual General Assembly and Special General Assembly dates.



MUNACA has started negotiations with the University for our next Collective Agreement; visit our Negotiations page to keep up to date.


What’s Coming Up: Save the Dates! – member lunch-and-learn on mat leave

What’s Been Happening – spring BBQ photos, postdocs unionize

Summer Council Meeting Summaries

Summer Committee Meeting Summaries

Steward Profiles – meet Marc Samoisette of Mac Campus (also on Negotiations Committee) and Marina Federova at the Glen!

Women, Calcium and Vascular Health – MUHC study seeking postmenopausal women