AASUA Newshttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_newsAASUAUpdated link to Election Resultshttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/updated_link_to_election_results<div><p>Dear Members</p><p>With my apologies, this is the correct link to the <a href="https://aasua.ca/elect_trustees_caut_def_fund" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" class=" WikiLinkType1">Election Results of AASUA Trustees to the CAUT Defence Fund</a>. </p><p>Thank you. </p></div>Brygeda RenkeFri, 06 Sep 2019 11:10:03 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/updated_link_to_election_resultsResults of Election of AASUA Trustees on the CAUT Defence Fundhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/results_of_election_of_aasua_trustees_on_the_caut_defence_fund<div><p>Dear Members </p><p>The Election has now closed. Please login to view the results of the <a href="https://aasua.ca/elect_trustees_caut_def_fund" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" class=" WikiLinkType1">Election of AASUA Trustees on the CAUT Defence Fund.</a></p><p>I thank all candidates who put their names forward to serve the AASUA. </p><p>Thank you. </p></div>Brygeda RenkeFri, 06 Sep 2019 10:37:51 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/results_of_election_of_aasua_trustees_on_the_caut_defence_fundUpcoming Event - September 10, 2019 co-sponsored by Parkland Institute and Centre for Free Expression, Ryerson Universityhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/upcoming_event_september_10_2019_co_sponsored_by_parkland_institute_and_centre_for_free_expression_ryerson_university<div><p><strong><span style="font-size: 24px;">Defending Alberta - At What Cost?</span></strong></p><p>Join Parkland Institute and the Centre for Free Expression for a panel discussion on free speech and democracy in Alberta.</p><p>Premier Kenney’s promised assault on critics of the Alberta oil and gas industry has a disturbing resonance with the actions of right-wing populist governments around the world. Are his…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeThu, 05 Sep 2019 16:36:26 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/upcoming_event_september_10_2019_co_sponsored_by_parkland_institute_and_centre_for_free_expression_ryerson_universityElection of AASUA Trustees on the CAUT Defence Fundhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/election_of_aasua_trustees_on_the_caut_defence_fund<div><p>Dear Members</p><p>Thank you to all candidates that have expressed an interest in serving as AASUA's Trustees on the CAUT Defence Fund.</p><p>An election shall be held for three positions.  All members shall receive a ballot tomorrow.  The voting period opens at 9:00 am September 4, 2019 and closes at 12:00 noon September 6, 2019.  </p><p>Members will be required to…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeTue, 03 Sep 2019 09:42:05 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/election_of_aasua_trustees_on_the_caut_defence_fundFINAL CALL for Nominations for AASUA Representatives to the CAUT Defence Fundhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/final_call_for_nominations_for_aasua_representatives_to_the_caut_defence_fund<div><p>Dear AASUA Members</p><p>This is a FINAL call for nominations for 3 CAUT Defence Fund Trustees for one year terms to represent the interests of the AASUA on the fund.</p><p>The CAUT Defence Fund provides unionized Canadian academic member unions with a unified strike fund. CAUT Defence Fund Trustees have fiduciary responsibilities to ensure that the fund is…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeMon, 26 Aug 2019 15:21:51 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/final_call_for_nominations_for_aasua_representatives_to_the_caut_defence_fundCall for Nominations for AASUA Representatives to the CAUT Defence Fundhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/call_for_nominations_for_aasua_representatives_to_the_caut_defence_fund<div><p style='margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;margin:0cm;margin-bottom:18.0pt;margin-top:0cm;background:white;'><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Helvetica;color:#212121;">Dear AASUA Members</span></p> <p style='margin-right:0cm;margin-left:0cm;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;margin:0cm;margin-bottom:18.0pt;margin-top:0cm;background:white;'><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Helvetica;color:#212121;">The AASUA is seeking nominations for 3 CAUT Defence Fund Trustees for one year terms to represent the interests of the AASUA on the fund.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Helvetica;color:#212121;">The CAUT Defence Fund provides unionized Canadian academic member unions with a unified strike fund. CAUT Defence Fund Trustees have fiduciary responsibilities to ensure that the fund is used…</span></p></div>Brygeda RenkeMon, 19 Aug 2019 11:25:49 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/call_for_nominations_for_aasua_representatives_to_the_caut_defence_fundCall for Nominations for Speakerhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/call_for_nominations_for_speaker~1<div><p>Dear Members</p><p>On behalf of the President, this is a second call inviting nominations for the role of speaker. Members may nominate themselves, another member, or a member of the public. </p><p>In accordance with the bylaws of the Association, by October 1st, the Council shall annually elect by secret ballot a speaker to preside impartially over Council…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeFri, 12 Jul 2019 09:43:29 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/call_for_nominations_for_speaker~1Save the Date - AGM November 6, 2019https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/save_the_date_agm_november_6_2019<div><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width: 100%;border-collapse: collapse;" width="641"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:472.5pt;border:solid #DDDDDD 1.0pt;background:#28324E;padding:3.75pt 3.75pt 3.75pt 3.75pt;" width="100%"> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><br></p> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width: 100%;border-collapse: collapse;" width="629"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:471.65pt;border:solid #DDDDDD 1.0pt;background:#EFEFEF;padding:3.75pt 3.75pt 3.75pt 3.75pt;" width="100%"> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>SAVE THE DATE:</span></strong></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><u><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING</span></u></strong></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>November 6, 2019</span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-size:19px;font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:red;'>Myer Horowitz Theatre</span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>Students’ Union Building </span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>University of Alberta Main Campus</span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>2:00 pm Registration</span></strong></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'> Members must sign in with photo ID</span></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>2:30 pm – 5:00 pm AGM</span></strong></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><br></p> <p style='margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:16px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;text-align:center;'><strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>Guest Speaker:  </span></strong><span style='font-family:"Garamond",serif;color:black;'>Jim Turk, Director for the Center for Free Expression at Ryerson…</span></p></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div>Brygeda RenkeThu, 27 Jun 2019 14:09:18 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/save_the_date_agm_november_6_2019NASA 2019 Support Staff Research Enhancement Awardhttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/nasa_2019_support_staff_research_enhancement_award<div><p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><span style="font-size:16px;">Dear Members</span></p> <p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><span style="font-size:16px;">Executive is pleased to send the following message to you on behalf of the Non-Academic Staff Association:</span></p> <p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:18.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><strong><em><span style="font-size:16px;color:#222222;">NASA is pleased to call for nominations on behalf of the University of Alberta.</span></em></strong></p> <p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:18.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><span style="font-size:16px;color:#222222;">The University of Alberta Support Staff Research Enhancement Award is a joint initiative of NASA and the Vice-President (Research) Office.</span></p> <p style='margin-top:0cm;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:18.0pt;margin-left:0cm;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><span style="font-size:16px;color:#222222;">This…</span></p></div>Brygeda RenkeThu, 27 Jun 2019 13:45:17 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/nasa_2019_support_staff_research_enhancement_awardNegotiations Team and Lead Negotiator - Call Out for Expressions of Interesthttps://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/negotiations_team_and_lead_negotiator_call_out_for_expressions_of_interest~1<div><p>Dear Members, </p><p>On behalf of Executive, this is a second call out to all AASUA members for expressions of interest to serve as members of the Negotiations Team and to serve as Lead Negotiator for the next round of bargaining which will commence early in the year 2020.  The Negotiations Team shall be composed of members of the Association and chaired…</p></div>Brygeda RenkeMon, 17 Jun 2019 14:15:33 -0600https://aasua.ca/home/aasua_news/negotiations_team_and_lead_negotiator_call_out_for_expressions_of_interest~1