VIUFA SWC and Positive Space Alliance Host Trans Day of Visibility: March 31, 11 am-1 pm

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 [...]

2022-03-31T11:51:05-07:00March 23rd, 2022|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News|

VIUFA Status of Women: Feb. 14 Women’s Memorial March Event (Nanaimo Campus)

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 [...]

2022-02-09T09:46:51-08:00February 9th, 2022|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News|

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 [...]

2021-11-30T15:26:32-08:00November 30th, 2021|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News|

HRISC-sponsored WorldVIU Days event

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!

2021-11-04T16:18:29-07:00November 4th, 2021|Front Page|

VIUFA Members Meeting Wednesday, Sep 29

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]

2021-09-08T15:15:04-07:00September 8th, 2021|Member News, Front Page|

𝐇𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐇𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬: 𝐖𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧’𝐬 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐠𝐠𝐥𝐞𝐬, 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧

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 [...]

2021-03-03T10:46:19-08:00March 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized, Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

Notice of VIUFA General Meeting, Feb 26 2020

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.

2020-02-04T10:38:31-08:00February 4th, 2020|Front Page, Member News|

Notice of VIUFA General Meeting (September 19)

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.

2021-02-25T02:03:22-08:00August 22nd, 2019|Front Page, Member News|

2019 AGM & Call for Nominations

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) [...]

2021-04-08T14:03:27-07:00March 14th, 2019|Front Page, Member News|

Notice of VIUFA General Meeting (March 6)

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.

2019-02-19T15:29:40-08:00February 19th, 2019|Front Page, Member News|

MEMBER MEETING UPDATE: February 14th meeting rescheduled to February 27th

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.

2019-02-13T13:13:59-08:00February 13th, 2019|Member News, Bargaining Bulletins, Front Page|

Notice of VIUFA General Meeting (February 27)

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.

2021-02-24T09:34:06-08:00January 31st, 2019|Front Page, Member News, Bargaining Bulletins|

December 6th Vigil

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 [...]

2021-02-24T09:34:20-08:00December 5th, 2018|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News|

Notice of VIUFA General Meeting

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.

2021-02-24T09:35:02-08:00November 29th, 2018|Front Page, Member News|

Rise Up! An Evening of Art, Activism, and Education Monday Dec 3rd

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 [...]

Sisters in Spirit Vigil and the Red Dress Project

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 [...]

2018-10-01T10:42:37-07:00October 1st, 2018|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

“Why Remember? What Can the Dispossession of Japanese Canadians Teach Us 75 Years Later?”

"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, [...]

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