ASPA Updates, Links to other Unions, Member Interest Articles

Mental Health Speaker Presented by: ASPA & CUPE 1975

On May 5th, 2022, Heidi Fischer was able to join our members for a presentation on Mental Health and how to talk about it. The recording of the session will be here until September 1, 2022 for those who missed it. https://videopress.com/v/SScE9mca?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Heidi Fischer, creator of @MentalHealthYXE

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Saskatchewan Marks National Indigenous Peoples Day for 2022

By Jeanelle Mandes - Global News - Posted June 21, 2022 Celebrating Indigenous culture, heritage and pride kicks off summer solstice. On June 21, Saskatchewanians can participate in National Indigenous Peoples (NIP) Day celebrations across the province. The significance is to recognize and honour the outstanding achievements of the Indigenous peoples of Canada and to celebrate the summer solstice. This… Continue reading Saskatchewan Marks National Indigenous Peoples Day for 2022

Member Interest Articles

Sask Music Producer Hopes New Studio Will Help Indigenous Artists Flourish

Tyler BarrowMulti-Skilled Journalist CTV News SaskatoonPublished June 6, 2022, 4:22pm George Parker attached a studio to his home in Cando, Sask. to help provide opportunities for Indigenous artists. The studio is fully-equipped to help artists, podcast producers and documentarians. “It gives us a place to work under our own time constraints. The clock is not… Continue reading Sask Music Producer Hopes New Studio Will Help Indigenous Artists Flourish

Member Highlights

ASPA Member Highlight – Mark Ferguson, Director of Communications, Global Institute for Water Security

Written by Karen E. Mosier Mark Ferguson has a Bachelor of Arts (English Major) from the University of Saskatchewan and a post-grad Bachelor of Journalism from the University of King’s College. His first job was as the Editor of the Sheaf student newspaper in 2001. He moved away for a while to pursue grad studies.… Continue reading ASPA Member Highlight – Mark Ferguson, Director of Communications, Global Institute for Water Security

Labour in the News

Calgary Board of Education will form name review committee for Sir John A. Macdonald School

Disclaimer – The views in this article are not necessarily the views of, nor express our reality in, ASPA.  The purpose of highlighting this article is to provide members with varying viewpoints and information about Labour and the happenings around campus, provincially, nationally and internationally. Written by Paula Tran for 770 CHQR Posted May 2,… Continue reading Calgary Board of Education will form name review committee for Sir John A. Macdonald School

ASPA Updates, Links to other Unions

Mental Health Awareness – Free Hotdog Day in the Bowl

CUPE 1975, ASPA, and The Canadian Mental Health Association have partnered together for a campaign to end the stigma on Mental Health and promote awareness. Please join our volunteers in the Bowl Wednesday, June 15th from 11:30am – 1:00pm for free hot dogs! First come first serve until they are gone. T-shirts to promote mental… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness – Free Hotdog Day in the Bowl

Lunch and Learn Sessions

Lunch and Learn – Preparing to Bargain

ASPA's Bargaining co-lead, Alexis Dahl, and Team member, Ken Glover, wanted to provide a lunch and learn that would give you the information needed about what it takes to prepare for bargaining. This session was held May 25, 2022, over the lunch hour. Please see the recording if you were unable to attend. https://videopress.com/v/DjIw9NG1?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true