For media inquiries, please contact:
Catherine Wall, DFA Communications Officer
COVID-Related Media Coverage
CBC December 16, 2020 - Emergency Remote Teaching (DFA President Dave Westwood a panelist on CBC's Maritime Noon with Bob Murphy)
CBC June 26, 2020 - Unions criticize Dal for asking for 5% wage cut
Chronicle Herald June 12, 2020 - Universities can't go digital in just 3 months (Dave Westwood, opinion piece)
Nova Scotia Advocate June 11, 2020 - Switching to online classes creates severe time pressures for university and college teachers
Global News May 22, 2020
CBC News May 21, 2020
DFA News Releases
February 17, 2021: Collective Agreement between DFA and Dalhousie Board of Governors Ratified
January 22, 2021: DFA Membership Ratifies Tentative Agreement
December 20, 2020: Dalhousie Labour Situation Remains Uncertain as Dalhousie Administration Rejects Conciliation Board Recommendations
October 28, 2020: DFA and Dalhousie Board of Governors Agree to Conciliation Board
October 26, 2020: Faculty Reject Board of Governors Offer
October 19, 2020: Conciliation Ends Between DFA and Board of Governors
October 6, 2020: DFA Members Deliver Strong Strike Mandate
October 1, 2020: Conciliation Officer Appointed for DFA and Dahousie Board of Governors
September 22, 2020: DFA Files for Conciliation in Negotiations with Dalhousie Board of Governors
September 25, 2019: Lack of Provincial Funding for Universities in Nova Scotia affects teaching and research.
April 16, 2018: DFA Calls on Board to Reject Tuition Fee Hikes and Cuts to Teaching and Research.
March 12, 2018: DFA Calls for Better Budget Choices at Dalhousie.
July 29, 2016: DFA challenging Truro daycare closure.
September 15, 2015: Get Science Right on September 29.
November 17, 2014: Money, Myths and Manipulation: Debunking Austerity Economics – Economist Jim Stanford to speak at Dalhousie Nov. 26.
October 21, 2014: “Seeing the invisible academic”: Fair Employment Week forum on contract academic staff to be held Oct. 29.
September 15, 2014: Whose priorities? Whose choices? – Panel discussion to explore program prioritization.
April 23, 2014: Linda McQuaig public lecture rescheduled for April 30.
March 8, 2012: DFA welcomes pension plan solvency relief for Dalhousie University
February 17, 2012: Press release on strike vote numbers. Click here.
February 10, 2012: Open letter to Dalhousie University Students and Parents.
February 10, 2012: Dalhousie Faculty Association alarmed by bargaining tactics.
December 16, 2011: Dalhousie Faculty Association calls for conciliation.
December 1, 2011: Exempt Universities from Solvency Test.