Resource hub

Welcome to the Federation's Resource hub! Here you will find humanities and social science articles, blog posts, videos, webinars, Congress resources, and more! Filter by topic, resource type, file type, and/or year.

*Note at the time this website is launched, not all resources are illustrated or tagged by topic yet. We are aiming to finalize this content by December 2021.

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Equity and Collective Bargaining in Canadian Universities

Linda Briskin, York University Guest Contributor Interventions to promote employment and pay equity often focus on legislation. However, collective bargaining is a significant although often invisible instrument for promoting workplace equity. Unions...
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"Haitians...you are not alone"

Malinda S. Smith, vice-president Equity Issues This photo shows Haiti's Presidential Palace, which collapsed during the earthquake of Jan. 12. Photo courtesy M Eriksson on Flickr. There is a saying in Haiti, Tonia Dyer tells us, “When the nose is hit...
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Employment Equity or Affirmative Action in Canada?

Anthony Stewart, Dalhousie University Guest Contributor The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) held its first forum on equity issues in February 2009. When you consider that this forum helped to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of...
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Equity (Still) Matters

Malinda S. Smith, University of Alberta Vice President, Equity Issues Equity matters. It matters in our homes, in parliament, on corporate boards and in the halls of academe. Equity matters to individuals as an expression of our desire to be treated...
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Après la valse, l’attente…

Pierre Normand, Directeur des communications Courtesy of abdallahh on Flickr Janvier, à Ottawa, est un mois où tout semble suspendu et s’installe une sorte de veille surréaliste dans l’attente du budget fédéral. Alors que les Canadiens se livrent aux...
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Yaffle your way to collaborative research?

Ryan Saxby Hill, Media Relations Ever had a tough problem that you wished you could run past an eminent expert in the field? Do you have a big question that might benefit from interdisciplinary collaboration? Sometimes the first problem is locating...
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Fedcan grows up digital

Noreen Golfman, President, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Image courtesy of tellumo on Flickr The Federation is storming the Internet this fall. We are thrilled to have launched the new main site at www.fedcan.ca – where...
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Pourquoi il est essentiel de célébrer nos succès

Pierre Normand, Directeur des communications Le 5 novembre dernier, se tenaient à Ottawa deux événements qui ont mis en lumière la vitalité et l’excellence de notre collectivité. Le premier était le lancement de la saison 2009-2010 des causeries Voir...