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Latest News

Membership meeting on collective bargaining: Monday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m.

The DFA will be holding a meeting for all Bargaining Unit Members to provide an update on the status of negotiations for a new collective agreement and to discuss the next steps in this process. The meeting will take place on Monday, December 1 at 7 p.m. in Room 127 of the Computer Science Building,… [read more]

Reminder: Hear Jim Stanford at Dal on Wednesday, Nov. 26

Jim Stanford, one of Canada’s best-known economists and a columnist for the Globe and Mail, will be giving a public lecture at Dalhousie this week. Dr. Stanford’s talk, entitled “Money, Myths and Manipulation: Debunking Austerity Economics”, will look at the myths behind the current austerity agendas of governments and public institutions, including universities.  According to… [read more]

DFA Executive supports Divest Dal campaign

DFA President Catrina Brown has sent a letter to the Chair of  Dalhousie’s Board of Governors urging the Board  to vote in favour of a proposal to divest the university’s endowment fund of investments in fossil fuel companies. The letter was the result of a decision by the DFA Executive Committee to support Divest Dal,… [read more]

Have you published a book? Help us celebrate the opening of the new Halifax Central Library!

It’s official: the new Halifax Central Library will be opening its doors on December 13. In order to celebrate this event and recognize both the work of DFA members and the role the library plays in the community, the DFA would like to donate books written or edited by Dalhousie faculty members to the library’s… [read more]

Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard to receive Order of Nova Scotia

DFA Member Wanda Thomas Bernard, a professor and former Director of the School of Social Work, will receive the province’s highest honour,  the Order of Nova Scotia, for her work promoting racial and cultural diversity in both social work education and the community. Dr. Thomas Bernard is a founding member of the Association of Black… [read more]


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