To President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton, As the York Cross-Campus Alliance (CCA), which represents students and unionized staff and faculty at the university, we openly voice our opposition to the provincial government’s enactment of Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018. We call upon you to protect workers at York University from […]
Let’s celebrate our hard work this term! Come by Et al. Cafe and Pub on Thursday November 29, beginning at 5:30 pm, for free appetizers and drinks! Please RSVP in advance to receive a drink ticket.
We urgently need your help to save transit at York University. Please sign the petition to restore all YRT/VIVA/GO bus stops on campus. As of September 2, 2018, York Regional Transit (YRT) no longer dropped off passengers on Keele campus. Now, the YRT ends their bus routes at Pioneer Village Station at Steeles Avenue. YRT […]
On August 30th, 2018, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities required every publicly assisted college and university to develop a Free Speech Policy by January 1st, 2019. This policy will be directly tied to operating grant funding that universities and colleges receive from the provincial government, including how effectively the standards set by the government […]
On October 23, the Conservative government announced the official repeal of Bill 148. They introduced Bill 47 (Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018) to enact the following: – Freeze the minimum wage at $14/hour until 2020 (then indexation to inflation will take effect) – Eliminate our 2 annual paid sick days. – Repeal equal pay […]
We are greatly concerned with the Ontario government’s mandate to require Free Speech policies at every publicly-assisted college and university. The policy will be directly tied to operating grant funding that universities and colleges receive from the provincial government, including how effectively the standards set by the government are upheld. It is unprecedented for a […]