B.C. municipalities go to the polls to elect new city councils, school boards, and mayors on Oct 15—in fact, mail-in ballots and advance voting have already begun. Local civic elections represent residents’ best chance to have a direct impact on their day-to-day lives—far more than provincial or federal equivalents. And yet, ironically, they habitually attract much lower … [Read more...] about Hey CCFA, Let’s Get Out the Vote on Oct 15!
Contributed by Emily Schudle, reblogged from Camosun eLearning OpenEd: I was originally planning to write a reflection on the amazing faculty interviews I conducted over the past year and to look a bit at where we are all at now, almost 2½ years since we moved online due to a global pandemic. But last week an amazing thing happened. Our virtual Teaching and … [Read more...] about Faculty Stories: Reflecting on where we are today as a teaching institution
Contributed by J. Hunt: If you have driven up island to the Comox Valley area, you will likely have noticed the “Ginger Goodwin Way” signs on a stretch of the Island Highway. Although you may have heard of Ginger Goodwin as a B.C. labour activist, you may not know many details about his life. Albert Goodwin, commonly known as “Ginger” for his red hair, was born in a … [Read more...] about Ginger Goodwin Was Murdered & Why You Should Care
We recently won an important arbitration about your rights. It pertains to the first level of job security that term faculty members can obtain (right of first refusal—see article 1.02 (g) in the Local Agreement). Right now, we need your help to monitor whether the College will honour this ruling. We don’t always know when members are having trouble exercising … [Read more...] about Know Your Right of First Refusal
Welcome to the new look of the CCFA website. Like many grand undertakings, this project has taken longer than we wanted, and we still have quite a ways to go before we're satisfied. The framework is up, and over the next while, we'll be working to ensure that all essential information has been converted to our new website. In the meantime, we welcome your … [Read more...] about New Look CCFA Website: Under Construction