News & Issues

News & Updates
Naloxone and the Toxic Drug Crisis
Dear KFA Colleagues, The toxic drug crisis was declared a public health emergency in 2016. Since then, there have been over 40,000 drug overdose deaths more
Final Call for Nominations for 2024 KFA Elections
Dear Kwantlen Faculty Association Members, In accordance with Article 7 of our Constitution and By-Laws, this is the final call for nominations for the following positions more
Notice of Motions and Amendments to the KFA Constitution & By-Laws
Dear Kwantlen Faculty Association Members, In advance of the Spring KFA AGM, we are providing notice of a motion to change dues from 1.95% to more
KFActs Newsletters
Faculty Late Payments, Underpayments, and Correct Pay Calculation 
By Diane Walsh, VP Grievances Hello KFA Members! I hope the fall is progressing nicely for you whether you are in a teaching or non-teaching portion of your schedule. Late more
KFActs FAQ: About Retirement 
By Betty Cunnin, Member-at-Large At some point, you might decide you’d like to retire from KPU. Retirement is a time of transition that encompasses many career, financial, health, and life more
KFActs: Accommodations, Short-Term Disability, and Manulife 
By Rachelle Hollaway, Member-at-Large This article will help you understand the role that Manulife plays in some accommodation requests and all Short-Term Disability claims. For general information about 30 days’ more
Labour Affiliate News
Community Picnic in the Park for Junior Black Achievement Awards Society
Shared on behalf of the NWDLC and Junior Black Achievement Awards Society Please join us at Glen Park in Coquitlam, British Columbia, on July 16th, 2023, from 11 am to more
Better the Benefit Campaign
Shared on behalf of the Canadian Labour Congress This summer, Canada’s unions are amplifying Disability Without Poverty’s Better the Benefit campaign to tell governments they must improve and protect the more
HandyDART Solidarity Rally on June 9, 2024
Shared on behalf of ATU Local 1724