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UMFA, university administration set the bargaining table

With the current faculty contract set to expire at the end of March, preparations are underway for the next round of collective bargaining between the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) and University of Manitoba administration.





Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right

It’s been a little over a year since the University of Manitoba announced that it would be trimming budgets by up to four per cent in order to square up a funding shortfall. This kicked off a series of protests featuring cooperation between the Canadian Federation of Students, the nascent Student Action Network (SAN), and other campus unions.



Consent culture caucus

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association and the Canadian Federation of Students, in coordination with their Consent is Mandatory campaign, will be hosting a panel…


MB Liberals vow to tackle student debt

Five months before Manitobans are set to cast ballots in the 2016 provincial election, the Liberal party has its sights set on student debt, announcing Thursday a plan to convert provincial student loans into non-repayable grants.