Category Archives: Media Releases

U of T, CUPE 3902 Unit 1 agree to binding arbitration to end strike immediately

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto is very pleased that CUPE 3902 Unit 1 has agreed to move forward with binding arbitration. This means that the strike has ended, and teaching assistants, course instructors, lab assistants, markers, graders and … Continue reading

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Statement from President Meric Gertler re: CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Strike

TORONTO, ON – The past several weeks have been a troubling time for all of us. Faculty, staff and students have been respectful of the collective bargaining process and both CUPE 3902 Unit 1 and the University have tried to … Continue reading

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SickKids Chief of Research and University of Toronto Professor, Dr. Janet Rossant, named recipient of 2015 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award

TORONTO – The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Toronto (U of T) are thrilled to congratulate Dr. Janet Rossant on being named the recipient of the 2015 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, in recognition of her extensive scientific contributions … Continue reading

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Annual Open Minds conference tackles student mental health through the lens of the arts

TORONTO, ON – A unique conference that explores graduate student mental health issues through the lens of the arts is being held by Grad Minds on March 31, 2015 at Hart House and the Isabel Bader Theatre. The theme for … Continue reading

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U of T’s Institute for Indigenous Health uniquely named to honour Canadians’ commitment to Indigenous Peoples

TORONTO, ON – A transformative institute aimed at creating thriving health in Indigenous communities will receive the name, Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, on March 23 at the University of Toronto. The Institute — among the first of its kind … Continue reading

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University of Toronto joins U.S. engineering education initiative announced at White House today

TORONTO, ON – University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering has joined more than 120 U.S. engineering schools leading a transformative movement in engineering education announced at the White House today. In a letter presented to President Barack … Continue reading

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Students from IIT’s Institute of Design win Rotman Business Design Challenge

TORONTO, ON – Students from the leading design and business schools in North America gathered at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management on March 7 and 8 for the annual Rotman Business Design Challenge, one of the preeminent … Continue reading

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CUPE 3902 Unit 1 today rejects enhanced offer proposed and recommended by union’s bargaining team

TORONTO, ON – For the second time, CUPE 3902 Unit 1 has rejected a settlement offer proposed and recommended by CUPE 3902 Unit 1’s own bargaining team. The settlement, if accepted, would have ended the strike by teaching assistants, lab … Continue reading

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Tentative agreement between U of T and CUPE proceeds to ratification vote

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto is very pleased CUPE 3902 Unit 1 has agreed to let its members vote on the new tentative agreement reached between the University and CUPE on March 18. The revised offer of settlement … Continue reading

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“Baby Teeth Talk” study : tri-national study promotes early intervention strategies to improve Indigenous oral health

TORONTO, ON (March 20, 2015) – A first of its kind, a study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, involving indigenous populations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand is attempting to tackle a growing problem in Indigenous populations: … Continue reading

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