This academic year (2020-2021) was a difficult year with escalation of racist attacks against racialized groups in Canada and discovery of further evidence of Canada’s horrific violence against First Nations, Metis, and Inuit. During this year the Association made a number of structural changes… Continue Reading “MRFA 2025: Towards a more Inclusive, Diverse and Equitable Association”
On June 6 four members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario, were brutally killed because of their faith and ethnicity. One young child survived what has been called a premeditated terrorist attack. This was a horrific act of Islamophobia and white supremacist violence.… Continue Reading “MRFA Statement on Islamophobia and the Murder of Four Members of a Muslim Family”
Colleagues, As many were, I too was horrified by the discovery of the bodies of 215 children at Kamloops Residential School. Indigenous colleagues, members of the MRU Indigenous community and indeed, Indigenous people of Treaty 7 will be affected by this dreadful discovery. I cannot… Continue Reading “215 Indigenous children Found at Kamloops Residential School”
Some resources have been developed to assist faculty in plans to return to campus in 2021. Chair/manager toolkit Instructor toolkit Information on managing faculty and student absences A return-to-campus video is also under development, which will show employees and students how campus will be… Continue Reading “Faculty Resources for Fall 2021”
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