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MAFA Statement on Israel-Palestine

November 10, 2023 In the month since the Hamas attack on October 7th, the crisis in the Middle East has escalated alarmingly, and humanity seems to be at a dangerous moment: revenge and permanent retaliation have become normalized. Last week the UN issued an urgent warning that “time is running out to prevent genocide and… Read more »

MAFA public statement in support of the 2SLGBTQI community

In light of the current wave of protests against gender inclusive education, MAFA affirms its solidarity with, and support for, the 2SLGBTQI community, as well as its support of inclusive school policies in New Brunswick and nationally. We stand with the courageous students, parents, educators, unions, and activists among others who have made their voices heard and… Read more »

Faculty Association makes annual holiday season donations

December 22, 2022 Media Release             The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) has announced its 2022 donations to local charities.             “Every year the Mount Allison Faculty Association makes donations to local charities and organizations, as a way of supporting the good work going on in and around Sackville,” says MAFA President Karen Bamford.            … Read more »

Joint Statement

Friday, April 8, 2022 Joint Statement Mount Allison University, the Mount Allison Faculty Association and Professor Rima Azar (the “Parties”) are announcing today that all matters in dispute between them have been resolved. The University received student complaints and took these complaints seriously pursuant to the Policy on Workplace Harassment and the Anti-Racism Policy. The… Read more »

MAFA advocates preservation and enhancement of Sackville Memorial Hospital

January 10, 2022The Mount Allison Faculty Association calls on the Government of New Brunswick to preserve and enhance the role of the Sackville Memorial Hospital and supports wholeheartedly the social movement that is working to draw attention to the current cuts being imposed on our health care in Sackville and Tantramar. The Sackville Memorial Hospital… Read more »

MAFA Ratifies Collective Agreement extension

Media Release                                                  For Immediate Release December 16, 2021 MAFA Ratifies Collective Agreement extension (Sackville, NB) – The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) announces that the full-time and part-time faculty and librarians of Mount Allison University have approved a two-year extension of the full-time and part-time collective agreements. The agreement with the Employer was signed… Read more »

MAFA Position on mandatory vaccination for university employees and students

August 10, 2021 The Mount Allison Faculty Association believes that all members of the university community should be strongly encouraged to vaccinate for personal and community protection, even in the absence of public health regulations or government orders mandating vaccines. Nevertheless, for a variety of reasons some members of our community cannot or will not… Read more »

MAFA issues solidarity statement in support of Mi’kmaw fishers

Solidarity Statement from the Mount Allison Faculty Association October 26, 2020 The members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association are mindful of the fact that we work on the unceded lands of the Mi’kmaw people and that the Treaties of Peace and Friendship are still in effect. We are appalled by the recent aggression of… Read more »

MAFA’s new collective agreements are now public

May 2020 Effective immediately, MAFA’s new full-time and part-time collective agreements are now public and are fully in force. They run until June 30, 2022. For more information, go to the following link:

Mount Allison faculty ratify new collective agreements

Media Release                                                                        For Immediate Release February 14, 2020 Mount Allison faculty ratify new collective agreements Mount Allison faculty and librarians have voted 91% in favour of new part-time and full-time collective agreements in a February 10–12 ballot. The new collective agreements run for three years retroactive to July 1, 2019.  The ratification vote followed a… Read more »