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Canada’s unions celebrate repeal of controversial anti – union legislation

Canadian Labour Congress June 14 2017 Canada’s unions are celebrating the adoption of Bill C-4, legislation that repeals the former Conservative government’s controversial anti-union Bills C-377 and C-525. “Our affiliates and labour activists across the country have organized and campaigned…

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Closure of International Centre for Northern Governance and Development

May 24, 2017 Canada Press University of Saskatchewan says provincial funding cut means closure of research centre The University of Saskatchewan says it has to close a research centre because funding was cut in the provincial budget. Read More

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President’s Message

My name is Peter Krebs and it is my pleasure to announce the recent decision made by the ASPA Executive members to appoint a new president/vice-president complement for the year 2017-2018. I have accepted the position of ASPA President for…

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The Origins of April 28th as The Day of Mourning

At the 1984 Convention of the Canadian Labour Congress a resolution was adopted declaring April 28th as a “National Day of Mourning” to honour those workers in Canada who have been killed, injured or disabled on the job, or who…

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How Weakened Privacy Laws In America Affect Canadians

How Weakened Privacy Laws In America Affect Canadians | Matthew Held Huffington Post Canada Internet users want convenience and privacy. However, more convenience means less privacy and vice versa. In a 2010 Wall Street Journal article, …  Read more

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ASPA Service Awards Recipients – AGM APRIL 25, 2017

2016 was the inaugural year for the ASPA Service Awards, and the initiative continues for 2017. We would like to thank you, and recognize you for your years of service to the University of Saskatchewan as an ASPA member.

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ASPA AGM Update

Please note updated info regarding the upcoming ASPA Annual General Meeting: NOTICE  ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL ASSOCIATION (ASPA) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017 241 ARTS BLDG.  3:00 pm (Call to order) There will be several door prize draws. You…

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ASPA AGM

At the AGM, the Executive will present various reports about ASPA activities. As well, several positions on the Executive need to be filled; please consider volunteering for the Executive

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March 8 – Rally in Regina, Bus information

There are spaces left on the CUPE bus from Saskatoon to head to the Rally in Regina on March 8, 2017.  The bus details are as follows: SASKATOON TO REGINA (RETURN) – CUPE BUS (Prince Albert Northern) Boarding:     7:30…

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Public Sector Union Rally in Regina, March 8, 2017

  Dear ASPA Members and Colleagues, The Saskatchewan Government Employees Union is calling all public sector union members in this province to a labour rally at the Provincial Legislature on March 8, at noon.  The purpose of the rally is…

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