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Pizza Social a success!

Here are a few pictures from the event.  Stay tuned for more 40th Anniversary celebrations throughout the year.

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ASPA 40th Anniversary Pizza Social

When: Thursday, January 25, 2018 , 11:45am – 1pm Where:  Atrium of Health Science Building, D Wing Please RSVP by registering for a ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/aspa-13496938819 to ensure we can accommodate everyone.   Also, please indicate preferences for Gluten Free or Vegan options. We…

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ASPA seeking a 40th Anniversary Coordinator – Contract

The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary year of ASPA’s certification as an employees’ union at the U of S.   For the next 10 months,  concluding on October 31 (our actual anniversary date), a number of events will promote and…

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ASPA Pizza Social

When: Thursday November 23rd 12:00-1:00 Where: 1005 Education Bldg (Student Lounge). Please be sure to RSVP by November 21, 2017 to ensure we accommodate everyone.  Gluten Free and Vegan options will be available.  RSVP to ASPA at aspa@aspasask.ca ASPA Engagement Committee

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Province-wide strike at Ontario’s colleges begins second week

 Meagan Gillmore October 23, 2017 Classes remain cancelled at Ontario’s 24 publicly funded colleges. More than 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians took to the picket lines on October 16, after the Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council…

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2017 Retirees Lunch

The 2017 ASPA Retirees lunch was held on September 28th. Celebrating this year were: Grace Milashenko, Lori Nizinkevich, Bohdan Pylypec, Diane Nordick, Rosalie Sulik, Carol Lockhart, Jeanette McKee. Also in the photo Peter Krebs (ASPA President)

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Phone searches at the Border

Canada’s privacy commissioner ‘very concerned’ about US border phone searches CBC.ca Canada’s privacy czar says Canadians should be “very concerned” about their cellphones, computers and other electronic devices being searched by … Read More

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Pancake Breakfast

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Ontario’s $15 minimum wage

HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE $15 By Nick Day The backlash from employers and their lobbies over Ontario’s $15 minimum wage announcement has been loud but monotone. Their refrain: small businesses simply can’t afford to pay $15/hour….

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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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