Policy and Issues Committee

Mandate:

1. To promote awareness and communication within CBUFA concerning policies and issues of relevance to the membership – ranging from social justice and urgent actions to CAUT bulletins, Supreme Court decisions and equity issues updates.
2. To promote awareness and encourage action on issues of social justice and global citizenship. This could include a variety of activities including but not limited to:
a. exploring options for ethical investment
b. -working with CBU’s green committee to promote sustainable practices amongst faculty (e.g. tips on the green office).
c. -working with relevant offices on campus to encourage sustainable and ethical practices at CBU.
3. To build links with other campuses and unions working on social justice issues. This could involve building partnerships and/or working with specific unions in the global South that face persecution/repression when promoting the rights of their members.

The committee consists of:

Terri Gibbs
Marcia Ostashewski
Scott Stewart
Tracey Harris
Geoff Carre

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