Study participants needed!

Dr. Irene Coulson, Dr Sharon Bratt, Shirley Galenza, Dr Liz Burgess-Pinto from the Faculty of Nursing are conducting a voluntary study on  the healthy lifestyle practices of Canadian Baby Boomers. The goal of the study is to assess the level to which adults engage in health-promoting lifestyles, such as nutrition, physical activity, health responsibility and stress management. They would appreciate if you could complete the questionnaire linked below which should take about 10 minutes. Before you begin the online questionnaire there is a brief informed consent and information sheet about the study. Thank you very much for your time and assistance.



December Tidbit Café

MSA invites you to the December Tidbit Café:
Capturing Christmas – Your Guide to Photographing the Holidays

Thursday, December 8  Noon – 1PM

Christmas is the perfect time to grab your camera and start capturing Christmas. There are many opportunities to photograph a variety of subjects – your children, pets, beautiful holiday lights and more! In this session, Dorothy will provide you with tips, tricks and ideas to get those perfect holiday shots.

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MSA Financial Award Scholarships

MSA announces two brand new scholarships for MSA Members! New this year, MSA will be giving away two (2) financial award scholarships of $500 each to signed MSA members who are enrolled in a credit or non-credit course. In addition, MSA will be giving away four (4) financial award scholarships of $1000 each to dependents of MSA members attending a post-secondary institution. Get full details and applications here.

Update from the Joint Benefits Committee

The Joint Benefits Committee was re-established in 2015 to review the university’s benefits plans with the goal of optimizing benefits for employees within existing funding levels. The committee includes voting members from all employee groups. Over the past year, the committee has made considerable progress toward designing and implementing a new benefits plan for the university. Continue reading

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Questions for Labour Relations

Do you have a question about a workplace issue? Sick leave and disability? The collective agreement? Ask any and all questions here!

We will feature one question each newsletter, or via email. All questions are completely anonymous. Giving an email address is optional for those who want a more immediate, individual response.