Dear Colleagues, VIUFA’s Status of Women Committee is collaborating with VIU’s Positive Space Alliance to honour Trans Day of Visibility on March 31. Please join us, if you can, for speakers, info booths, and activities. We are proud to have SWAG students supporting some of the activities, and we are very grateful to VIUFA’s Decolonization, Reconciliation, and Indigenization Committee for generous financial support. What: Trans Day of Visibility When: March 31, 11 am-1 [...]
Dear Colleagues, Please join VIUFA’s Status of Women Committee on Monday, February 14, from 12 pm-1:30 pm, to honour Indigenous Women and Girls for a campus-based Women’s Memorial March. We are grateful to Naomi Bailey, Acting Manager of Indigenous Protocol at VIU and a member of VIUFA's Status of Women Committee, for her leadership to guide this event. We also thank Shq’apthut and Community Cousins for welcoming us to gather, and to VIUSU [...]
Status of Women Committee: Dec. 6, 10 am Campus Event for The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Dear Colleagues. The VIUFA Status of Women Committee is honoured to host an event in recognition of The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, as part of our ongoing work to support 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. The event will take place at 10 am on December 6 in the Malaspina Theatre lobby. We are honoured to have Elder Geraldine Manson and Elder Stella Johnson offer opening [...]
If you missed the November 1st panel discussion following the live screening of Ep3 Migration + Resilience, British Columbia: An Untold History, you can watch at your leisure, https://fb.watch/90yugUCQm8/. As well, watch the final episode of the series today, Ep4 Nature + Co-Existence!
NOTICE OF VIUFA GENERAL MEETING Notice is hereby given that Vancouver Island University Faculty Association will hold a General Members’ Meeting on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 1:00pm Via Zoom Topics include: · Review Engagement from Robbins & Company · Confirmation of Associate Bargainer [Agenda and draft Minutes of previous meetings to follow]
Hosted by VIUFA Status of Women Committee in honour of International Women’s Day Sunday, March 7, 2021, 2 pm-3:30 pm Registration: https://viu.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5IpdemhrTwsHdx2m9SZrGulBiu9T9_bFnb6 Gratitude: The VIUFA Status of Women Committee is grateful to live, work, and learn on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, the traditional territories of the Snuneymuxw, Snaw-naw- as, Quw’utsun (Cowichan), K’ómoks and Tla’amin First Nations. Photo credit: Dr. Imogene Lim. Image of protest of 2010 Winter [...]
Notice is hereby given that Vancouver Island University Faculty Association will hold a General Members’ Meeting on: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:00am Building 200 / Room 203 Topics include: Review of the 2020-2021 proposed budget Executive appointments and call for volunteers Guest Speaker: Dr. Deborah Saucier (11:30am) Refreshments will be provided.
Notice is hereby given that Vancouver Island University Faculty Association will hold a General Members’ Meeting on: Thursday, September 19, 2019 9:00 - 11:30am Building 300 / Room 401 Topics include: Guest Speaker: Weldon Cowan, Chair of the Board Buy testosterone enanthate in USA of Directors for the College Pension Plan Bargaining and Provincial Climate Update Refreshments will be provided.
Please join us at the Annual General Meeting of the Vancouver Island University Faculty Association, to be held on: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Building 355, Room 203 Buffet lunch will be provided at 11:45am. Elections for all executive positions will follow at 12:30pm. Elections for all VIUFA Executive Positions will be held at the Annual General Meeting. Nominations can be submitted in writing at the VIUFA office (B360/R108) [...]
Notice is hereby given that Vancouver Island University Faculty Association will hold a General Members’ Meeting on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 1:15 – 3:45pm Building 356 / Room 109 Topics include: Review of 2019-2020 Proposed Budget Refreshments will be provided. Please see agenda here.
Due to the snow closures this week, there is a scheduling change for the two upcoming General Members’ Meetings. Our February 14th meeting is cancelled, and the ratification of bargaining proposals will take place at the February 27th meeting. We will reschedule the review of the proposed 2019-2020 budget for early March - details to follow.
Notice is hereby given that Vancouver Island University Faculty Association will hold a General Members’ Meeting on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 1:00 – 3:30pm Building Pornographie-Induzierte Erektile Dysfunktion 180 / Room 134 Topics include: Guest speaker: Dr. Ralph Nilson Ratification of VIUFA’s bargaining proposals Refreshments will be provided. Please see agenda here.
Please join VIU and Nanaimo community members for the December 6th Vigil: A National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. We will meet at 1 pm at the Clothesline Project (located just outside the main cafeteria), and then march to Jardin de Quatorze for a period of reflection. Sheila Malcolmson, Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP and Critic for Women’s Equality, has confirmed that she will be joining us to share news [...]
Notice is hereby given that Vancouver Island University Faculty Association will hold a General Members’ Meeting on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:00 – 12:30pm Building 355 Anaesthesulf Bei Erektile Dysfunktion / Room 203 Topics include: General business Executive reports Update on bargaining preparations Refreshments will be provided. See agenda here.
Join us for an uprising at The View Gallery on VIU's Nanaimo campus Mon Dec 3rd 7-9pm featuring 12 inspiring literary performers, some well-established in the world of fiction, some performance poets and musicians, some emerging voices exploring other genres from feisty anti-bullying children's books to defiant stories that run the gamut from contemplative to humorous, angry to motivational. This is a community-building event nearing the end of the 16 Days of Activism [...]
The annual Sisters in Spirit vigil in honour of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls takes place this Wednesday, October 3, from 1pm-2pm at Shq'apthut (A Gathering Place). Please see the attached poster for further details. In solidarity with the vigil and ongoing movements to educate the public about racialized, colonialist, and gender-based violence experienced by indigenous women and girls, the VIUFA Status of Women committee is collaborating with the VIU Student [...]
"Why Remember? What Can the Dispossession of Japanese Canadians Teach Us 75 Years Later?" Join us for a talk by Dr. Jordan Stanger-Ross, History Department, University of Victoria and Director of The Landscapes of Injustice Project. "Landscapes of Injustice, A history all Canadians should know. During the 1940's Canada enacted mass displacement and dispossession of people on racial grounds, a collective moral failure that remains only partially addressed. Japanese Canadians lost their homes, farms, [...]