————————————————————— A literacy campaign, emphasizing that adult literacy is much more than reading and writing, was launched today, Nov. 8, by the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training. The objective of the campaign, It Means More Than You Think, is to increase awareness among Atlantic Canadians on the links between literacy levels and quality of life, health, the economy and employment. To find out more about the campaign go to www.camet-camef.ca. -30- COUNCIL OF ATLANTIC MINISTERS OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING–Literacy Campaign Launched
zoom A strike deadline for workers along the St. Lawrence Seaway, set for just past noon today, has been extended to 5pm Monday, Canada’s largest private sector union Unifor said this morning.Notice of the new strike or lockout deadline was served to the Seaway this morning during ongoing contract negotiations in Cornwall, Ontario.Talks will continue through the weekend under a media blackout as long as the parties remain engaged in the process. The two sides have been meeting day and night since Tuesday in hopes of reaching a deal.“We remain hopeful that a deal can be reached,” said Unifor National Representative Joel Fournier.Under federal labour law, 72 hours’ notice must be given of any potential strike or lockout. The 460 members of Unifor work along the St. Lawrence Seaway from Niagara to Montreal.St. Lawrence Seaway is the waterway linking the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean. Unifor announced the strike as a response to the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation introducing hands-free mooring, thus eliminating the staff currently working on the locks.Press Release; Image: St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation
Nekvasil to announce Saint Mary’s College President-Elect Wednesday, following ten-month nationwide search
Saint Mary’s Interim President Nancy Nekvasil and other campus dignitaries will announce and introduce the incoming College president at a “special event” for students, faculty and staff Wednesday, according to a media alert. Nekvasil will be joined by Gretchen Flicker, chair of the board of trustees and an alumna from the College’s class of 1993, and Sr. Veronique Wiedower, CSC president of the Sisters of the Holy Cross and an alumna from the College’s class of 1970, in announcing the president-elect.The new president was chosen after a ten-month nationwide search and will be the 14th individual to fill the position since the College was originally founded in 1844. He or she will take office this summer.The search was conducted with assistance from WittKieffer, a national search firm specializing in “presidential and executive searches in higher education,” according to the presidential search webpage. The search committee included trustees, faculty, administrators, students, alumnae and parents.The event will take place on Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the atrium of Spes Unica Hall.Tags: Board of Trustees, Gretchen Flicker, Interim President Nancy Nekvasil, president-elect, SMC presidential search commitee, Spes Unica, Sr. Veronique Wiedower
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