ASPA Updates, Links to other Unions, Member Interest Articles

Mental Health Speaker Event: ASPA & CUPE 1975

Over these past few years, COVID really has taken a toll on people’s mental health. With lack of normalcy and change in everyday life, it can be hard to know where to turn when things get difficult.

CUPE 1975 and ASPA have partnered up with the Canadian Mental Health Association to promote resources where you and your loved ones can feel heard.

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Member Interest Articles

Happy Earth Day 2022

Happy Earth Day from the USask Office of Sustainability!

The world has changed a great deal in the past two years and we’ve had to stay on our toes to make campus a more sustainable place despite the ever-changing circumstances. Sustainability still remains a complex realm stitching together all aspects of campus life to reduce our overall impacts and help transform the world for the better; however, with the shifting away from campus many of us have experienced due to COVID-19, being agile and taking advantage of opportunities to improve campus has never been more important.

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Member Interest Articles

How to Handle Criticism in the Workplace

Written by Karen E. Mosier

Personal and professional success depends on being able to receive criticism and deal with it in a calm way. Criticism in the workplace is unavoidable since we as humans are prone to make mistakes. The goal of constructive feedback is to improve your abilities and performance. Self reflection on your flaws or mistakes and acknowledgement of the areas needing improvement will help you handle criticisms at work.    

Here are some key ways to handle criticism at work:

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ASPA Updates

2022 List of Executive Nominations with Biographies

PREISS, Bradie

Job title: Mechanical Engineer at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Campus. Bradie has been with ASPA since September 2021 and graduated the University of Saskatchewan’s Engineering College in 2010.

Prior to working on campus, Bradie worked for a global consulting firm for 10 years. This is where he was a part of their Global Leadership Team which was tasked with providing strategic direction for the company in terms of employee experience, engagement, and training opportunities. Bradie also founded the company’s first national Young Engineering Group. This was intended to create programs and initiatives to engage and retain rising talent within the company.

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ASPA Updates






Wednesday, APRIL 20 2022 VIA ZOOM

1:30 pm (Call to order)

Please note: Zoom polls will be used during the meeting. Some devices may need to be updated to view polls.