CBU CBUFA Ratify Collective Agreement

(Sydney, NS) – The CBU Board of Governors and CBU Faculty Association (CBUFA) have ratified the tentative agreement reached earlier this month. During a special meeting of the Board held Monday, February 13, the Board voted unanimously to accept the most recent proposal. The CBUFA held a membership vote over February 16 and . . . → Read More: CBU CBUFA Ratify Collective Agreement

Supreme Court recognizes constitutional right to strike for Canadian workers

<iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-P65QHR” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe>Supreme Court recognizes constitutional right to strike for Canadian workers

OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Union of Public Employees is celebrating today’s Supreme Court decision recognizing the constitutional right of public sector workers to go on strike. CUPE, Canada’s largest union, is calling the decision a huge victory for all . . . → Read More: Supreme Court recognizes constitutional right to strike for Canadian workers

Meeting, talk and social

On November 30 there will be a meeting of the General Membership of the Association in CS104 at 3:00 until 3:50. It will be an opportunity for anyone wishing to bring up issues they wish to see dealt with. Following the meeting we have:

Talk by James L. Turk Executive Director, CAUT The Attack on . . . → Read More: Meeting, talk and social

CBUFA Social

Date: Friday, May 4th, 2012 Time: 5:00 – 7:00 Place: Lyceum (225 George Street, Sydney) We’ll celebrate the end of term, the start of Spring, and the accomplishments of four retiring members: Donald MacGillivray and Richard Keshen.

CBUFA Social Committee

From the Social Committee — Christmas Social

Details of our Holiday Social

13th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture

Department of History, Cape Breton University & James Bryson McLachlan Commemorative Society

issue an invitation to trade unionists, the general public, students and staff to the 13th Annual Jim McLachlan Memorial Lecture by Professor Steven High, Canada Research Chair in Public History, Concordia University, on Friday, 28 October 2011 at 1:30 p.m. in CE 265 . . . → Read More: 13th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture

Where is your money growing? Event Friday Dec 3rd, 2010

Where is Your Money Growing?: Matching Your Money with Your Ethics

With special guests: Peter Chapman Executive Director, SHARE

Doug Lionais Associate Professor, Shannon School of Business

Friday, December 3rd 2-4pm Multi-Purpose Rm B Cape Breton University

How are investors engaging corporations on issues such as climate change, human rights, and good governance? Should we . . . → Read More: Where is your money growing? Event Friday Dec 3rd, 2010

Oct 1, 2010: CBUFA will present Dr. Michael Manson with CAUT’s Dedicated Service Award.

An Invitation to Members, Retirees, & Guests of the Cape Breton Faculty Association

You’re invited to the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre Friday October 1, 2010 as we celebrate tenacity, dedication, commitment and service.

Dr. Michael Manson worked tirelessly for the UCCBFAUT and the CBUFA from the time of his arrival in 1977 until his . . . → Read More: Oct 1, 2010: CBUFA will present Dr. Michael Manson with CAUT’s Dedicated Service Award.

CBUFA Social

Date: Wednesday, June 10 2009 Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Location: Lyceum, 225 George St. Sydney You’re invited to attend our upcoming CBUFA Social where we’ll welcome summer and recognize the contributions of several retiring members: Elizabeth Beaton, Bill Davey, Heather Davey, Martin Komourdjian, and Dave Sneddon

Annual General Meeting 2009

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on April 20th from 12:00 to 2:00 (place to be announced later). If you have any agenda items please send them to me (Mary Keating) by April 16th. I will send out the agenda and other details regarding the meeting immediately following that date.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events.


  • #CBUFAWelcomeWednesday Carly Turnbull is a Communication Lab Instructor #commlab in the School of Arts & Social Sciences #SASS @cbuniversity. Carly is a two-time graduate of CBU with BA in Communication and an MBA in CED. A former Communication Lab Peer Facilitator, Carly joins the Department of Communication & Languages for this academic year as a Communication Lab Instructor in the areas of interpersonal communication, public communication, and media studies. Carly previously held the position of SASS & SST Student Placement Officer within Career Services co-facilitating the CBU Co-op Program and BACS degree work placements at CBU. Carly is so excited to gain this cross-university experience and work with the students one-on-one in the Communication Lab. Welcome to the CBUFA, Carly! #CBUFA #CapeBretonUniversity #CBU #capebreton #novascotia #nspse #cdnpse #pse #highered #education #community #teaching #research #service #students #faculty #librarians #labinstructors #archivists #researchchairs #nursingpracticeeducators #welcomewednesday
  • #CBUFAWelcomeWednesday Lachlan MacKinnon is an Assistant Professor of #History in the School of Arts & Social Sciences #SASS @cbuniversity. A graduate of Cape Breton University (BA) and University of New Brunswick @discoverunb (MA), Dr. MacKinnon completed his PhD at Concordia University @concordiauniversity in 2016. His dissertation, which examined the #deindustrialization of Cape Breton Island, earned Concordia University's Governor General Academic Gold Medal. More recently, Dr. MacKinnon was a SSHRC-funded post-doctoral fellow with the Gorsebrook Research Institute at Saint Mary’s University @smuhalifax, where he studied the history of #capitalism. The author/editor of numerous scholarly publications, including the highly-acclaimed book The Deindustrialized World: Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places (UBC Press, 2017), MacKinnon brings to the Department 
of Humanities an additional expertise in #oralhistory and #digitalhumanities. Welcome to the CBUFA, Lachlan! #CBUFA #CapeBretonUniversity #CBU #capebreton #novascotia #nspse #cdnpse #pse 
#highered #education #community #teaching #research #service #students #faculty #librarians #labinstructors #archivists #researchchairs #nursingpracticeeducators #welcomewednesday
  • Today is World Mental Health Day. While mental health awareness is for everyday, we observe World Mental Health Day on 10 October with the objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world. #CBUFA #CBU #CapeBretonUniversity #capebreton #novascotia #nspse #cdnpse #pse #highered #education #mentalhealth #worldmentalhealthday #mentalhealthawareness #worldhealthorganization #wfmh #endthestigma

Follow Us