Category: Welcome

Bargaining Update

Current Status of Contract Negotiations The MRFA is currently at Stage 4 – Deadline Watch of the Collective Bargaining Index. The MRFA Negotiating Team will make regular updates to the membership throughout the process. And, members are encouraged to submit their input to the Negotiating team (negotiations@mrfa.net). We are… Continue Reading “Bargaining Update”

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MRFA 2025: Towards a more Inclusive, Diverse and Equitable Association

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”

MRFA Statement on Islamophobia and the Murder of Four Members of a Muslim Family

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”

215 Indigenous children Found at Kamloops Residential School

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”